Simple Blood Test Predicts Alzheimer’s

Decades before people with Alzheimer’s disease develop memory loss and confusion, their brains become dotted with plaques made of a sticky protein — called amyloid beta — that is thought to contribute to the disease Read More

Planning to Prevent Heart Disease

Women with risk factors for heart disease, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol and a family history, should start a dialogue with their primary care physician in their 40s so they can begin a Read More

Soothing Summer Skin

Midsummer is full of activity: From backyard bashes to county fairs to afternoons on the pontoon, we’re bound to spend a lot of time outside. Although we may be thankful for the warmer temperatures, longer Read More

Managing Anxiety: 4 Tools to Help You

Most of us know what it feels like to experience anxiety to some degree. But what should you do when your anxiety is starting to become a problem for you? Sometimes anxiety can contribute to Read More

Is Your Smartphone Not So Smart?

Your cognitive capacity is significantly reduced when your smartphone is within reach — even if it’s off. That’s the takeaway finding from a new study from the McCombs School of Business at The University of Read More