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Setting Goals to be More Active Slows Memory Decline in Older African Americans

Older African Americans with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) who got help setting goals to be more socially, physically, or cognitively active had slower memory decline than those who did not receive such help, concludes an NIA-funded study published Sept. 10 in JAMA Neurology. The results point to a possible way to reduce dementia risk in… Read More »

Is taking 10,000 steps every day really the magical path to achieving your fitness goals?

His patients ask cardiologist Christopher Labos about the 10,000-steps-a-day doctrine all the time, that seemingly magical number built into fitness trackers adorning millions of torsos, wrists and ankles worldwide. Labos recently wondered, where does the trendy target come from and is it backed by real science? According to Labos, who also has a degree in… Read More »