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Odds Of Successful Aging Significantly Increased By Healthy Behaviors In Midlife

Engaging in a combination of healthy behaviours, such as not smoking, moderate alcohol consumption, exercise, and eating fruits and vegetables daily makes it significantly more likely people will stay healthy as they age, according to a study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). “Our study shows the cumulative impact of healthy behaviours on successful [...]

Risk Of Death From Stroke Increased By Psychological Distress

Psychological distress was associated with a higher risk of death from stroke, according to a study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). Psychological distress includes factors such as anxiety, depression, sleeping problems and loss of confidence, and is common in approximately 15%-20% of the general population. Although there is evidence linking psychological distress to [...]