What Can Prevent Alzheimer’s? Here’s What the Evidence Shows – NBCNews.com

NBCNews.com What Can Prevent Alzheimer's? Here's What the Evidence ShowsNBCNews.comThere's no strong evidence that anything prevents Alzheimer's disease, but a few common-sense practices may help delay memory loss, a panel of experts said Thursday. They include controlling high blood pressure, regular exercise and specific memory …To preserve mental acuity into old age, experts suggest focusing on […]

The Health 202: McConnell places all his chips on health care gambit – Washington Post

Washington Post The Health 202: McConnell places all his chips on health care gambitWashington PostTHE PROGNOSIS. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is heading down the Obamacare repeal-and-replace runway, but he's hardly cleared for take-off. (Photo by Melina Mara/The Washington Post). Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is charging …73% of Americans believe AHCA details should be public, […]

Coconut oil isn’t healthy. It’s never been healthy. – USA TODAY

USA TODAY Coconut oil isn't healthy. It's never been healthy.USA TODAYThe American Heart Association recently released a report advising against the use of coconut oil. The Dietary Fats and Cardiovascular Disease advisory reviewed existing data on saturated fat, showing coconut oil increased LDL ("bad") cholesterol in …Coconut oil 'as unhealthy as beef fat and butter'BBC […]

Canoe returns to Hawaii after epic round-the-world voyage

HONOLULU (AP) — No modern navigation instrumentation guided a Polynesian voyaging canoe as it followed the horizon during a three-year journey around the globe. About a dozen crewmembers for each leg of the voyage relied only on their understanding of nature’s cues — ocean swells, stars, wind, birds— and their own naau, or gut, to […]

Healthy Dietary Fats Help Beat High Cholesterol – WebMD

NBCNews.com Healthy Dietary Fats Help Beat High CholesterolWebMDTHURSDAY, June 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Replacing saturated fats with healthier ones found in some vegetable oils can reduce cholesterol levels and heart disease risk as much as statins, a new American Heart Association (AHA) advisory says.What to Worry About This Week: Coconut Oil, Fries, and Everything […]

Stay thirsty: ‘Most interesting man’ now pitching tequila

 NEW YORK (AP) — “The Most Interesting Man in the World” is giving up beer for tequila. Actor Jonathan Goldsmith appeared as the sophisticated, eccentric and worldly pitchman for Dos Equis beer for nearly a decade. He’s now promoting Astral Tequila. In a new ad, the 78-year-old Goldsmith nods at his Dos Equis days by […]

A Third of All Humans Are Now Either Overweight or Obese – Gizmodo

Gizmodo A Third of All Humans Are Now Either Overweight or ObeseGizmodoOver two billion people around the world are now affected by weight problems, according to new research published today in The New England Journal of Medicine. At the same time, more people are dying from weight-related health conditions than ever …Health Effects of Overweight and […]

‘Dry drowning’ can kill hours after a water mishap – Asbury Park Press

Asbury Park Press 'Dry drowning' can kill hours after a water mishapAsbury Park PressDry drowning — a rare, but potentially deadly condition — is on the minds of countless parents after a 4-year-old Texas boy died a week after his family went swimming. The Asbury Park Press researched the condition back in 2014. We're republishing […]

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