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a bottle of aspirin on its side with pills spilling onto the table. (Photo: iStock)

Risk Outweighs Benefit

A Daily Aspirin Doesn’t Prolong Life: Study An aspirin a day may not keep the doctor away, according to a trio of studies published in the New England Journal of Medicine on Sept. 16. Instead, the Aspirin in Reducing Events in the Elderly (ASPREE) studies of nearly 20,000
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Women account for two-thirds of Alzheimer's cases and two-thirds of all caregivers. (Photo: Thinkstock)

Sixth Leading Killer

Rate of Alzheimer’s Deaths Is on the Rise The rate of death from Alzheimer’s disease in the United States increased by more than 50 percent in the past 15 years, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In part, it is because Americans are living
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Blueberries help lower the risk of heart disease and cancer, now researchers think they may help prevent Altzheimer's disease as well. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Super Fruit

Blueberries Could Help Fight Altzheimer’s The blueberry, already labeled a “super fruit” for its power to potentially lower the risk of heart disease and cancer, could also be another weapon in the war against Alzheimer’s disease. New research presented Monday further bolsters
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