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Here’s how to eat to live longer, new study says

Editor’s Note: Sign up for CNN’s Eat, But Better: Mediterranean Style newsletteran eight-part series that guides you in an expert-backed eating lifestyle that’s good for your health. CNN — You can reduce your risk of an early death for any reason by nearly 20%, just by eating more foods from your choice of four healthy…

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Healthy lifestyle is key to heart health, JMU expert says

Harrisonburg, Virginia — Each year, the month of February is dedicated to raising awareness for heart health. With heart disease as the number one cause of death in the United States, healthy habits are key to prevention. JMU health sciences professor Santo Coleman provides answers to important heart health questions. What are some common heart…

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New pilot to help people eat better and exercise more

Points awarded for increasing step count and eating more fruit and vegetables which can be redeemed for gym passes and discounts at selected shops HeadUp Systems awarded contract to develop a new app with £3 million in government funding made available for rewards A new app to help people make positive changes to their diet…

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Want a healthy brain as you age? Live a healthy life

Featured News April 17, 2017 ROCHESTER, Minn. — Adopting a healthy lifestyle can protect the brain against several risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease, Mayo Clinic research shows. Controlling blood pressure and cholesterol and avoiding obesity, smoking and diabetes are among the steps that can help preserve brain health, according to the study, published in JAMA…

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Quantifying health inequalities in England

In Figure 3, we show the contribution of each condition to health disparities by age group. Absolute levels of inequality are very small for younger people, but this analysis shows that there is a clear transition of inequality across the life cycle. Children in more deprived areas are much more likely to be living with…