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Another myth bites the dust

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So everyone knows that the more you run, the greater your risk of eventually ending up with degenerative arthritis (aka osteoarthritis or OA) in the knees or hips. But as happens so often these days, when subjected to a rigorous review, what everyone knows may not be right. So, in a review that included 5,065 […]

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If you have cataracts, listen up

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A new study just published in the British Journal of Ophthalmology concluded that people who’ve undergone cataract surgery, as so many aging folks have had to do, are significantly more likely to die of cardiovascular disease (CVD) compared to peers who haven’t undergone cataract surgery. Is it the surgery that leads to a higher risk of […]

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Coffee is a health drink

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Study after study after study has confirmed that with small exceptions (early in pregnancy being one of the main ones), moderate intake of coffee is linked to better health outcomes Or, to be more accurate, I think, people who drink moderate amounts of coffee tend to have better health outcomes than people who don’t drink […]