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Come clean

Wash your hands before coming to the table, your mother used to tell you. She was afraid you would contaminate your food with the bacteria stuck on your hands from playing outside. Hygiene is very important, also for the brain….

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Fact or fiction

No one really knows what Alzheimer disease is. Billions of dollars are being spent to find a cure for an illness that still can’t be diagnosed with certainty. But an AD diagnosis is easily given to elderly people having memory…

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Music to the ears

The healing power of music has been known for centuries. But for most of that time, music and music therapy have been seen as a soft addition to serious healthcare. In the past two decades, so-called hard science has shown…

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