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A Happy Partner Leads to a Healthier Future

Monday, February 10, 2020
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Science now supports the saying, “happy wife, happy life.” Michigan State University research found that those who are optimistic contribute to the health of their partners, staving off…

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Could Marriage Stave Off Dementia?

Tuesday, August 27, 2019
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Dementia and marital status could be linked, according to a new Michigan State University study that found married people are less likely to experience dementia as they age….

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Scientists Explore Link Between Obesity and Dementia

Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Anne Dorrance and William Jackson

Two Michigan State University scientists are now using a four-year, $2 million grant from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute to better understand the link between obesity…

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Blacks at Higher Risk for Cognitive Impairment in Later Life

Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Zhenmei Zhang, associate professor of sociology, poses in her office on Wednesday April 20, 2016.

Social and economic disadvantages play a significant role in why blacks face a much higher risk than whites of developing cognitive impairment later in life, indicates a national…

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