Ever since cavemen told tales of the day’s hunt around the fire, we have been telling–and listening–to stories. But there is growing evidence that stories are not merely entertainment. Stories can actually help us connect to our own identities–even as dementia threatens to close the curtain.
About 83 percent of adults in the U.S. drink coffee. It’s a great way to start your day, finish off a big meal, or provide a little pick-me-up in the afternoon. But did you know that a number of studies have found evidence that coffee can also help prevent disease? Here are five diseases that a cup of Joe can help prevent.
As the leading cause of dementia, Alzheimer’s remains as great a mystery as any modern disease. And while there is still no cure, researchers are investigating new, simpler ways to identify and treat it early on.
Have you heard the buzz about the Mediterranean diet, but were afraid to ask what it is? Here’s a quick-and-easy introduction to this heart-healthy way of eating that has also been shown to help ward off Alzheimer’s disease.
Walking is not only a way to get around; it has played a fundamental role in human development over millions of years. Today, the act of putting one foot in front of the other continues to tell us more about ourselves–and the world in which we live–than we ever knew.