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This Eating Habit May Harm Cognitive Function, New Study Finds - Eat This, Not That

This Eating Habit May Harm Cognitive Function, New Study Finds – Eat This, Not That

The old adage tells us that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and it turns out this little dietary wisdom might be true. That’s because a new study found that skipping breakfast could seriously impair your cognitive function. The findings were reported in an article by Dr. Changzheng Yuan and Dr. Dongmei …

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More physical activity, less screen time linked to better executive function in toddlers, study finds

More physical activity, less screen time linked to better executive function in toddlers, study finds

A new study explored whether meeting the American Academy of Pediatrics’ food and physical activity guidelines is related to toddlers’ ability to remember, plan, pay attention, spend from task to task and to regulate their own thoughts and behaviors, a suite of skills called executive skills. function. Reported in The Journal of Pediatrics, the study …

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Measurement of patient function is a major barrier to creating fair compensation after the acute phase

As a congressional advisory board debates how to consolidate all post-acute care providers under a single payment system, the use of self-reported data continues to raise doubts about the ability to accurately measure patient outcomes. Members of the Medicare Payments Advisory Commission on Thursday asked staff to continue evaluating a proposed prospective payment system with …

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A New Reason to Build Muscle: Brain Health

Exercising isn’t just about building muscle – it’s also good for your brain

Now that Canada’s all-too-brief beach season is winding down, you might be tempted to shove the dumbbells into the back of the closet – to ditch the vanity, forget about bulging muscles, and focus instead on full-body aerobic fitness. which is so closely linked to health and longevity. But a recent study by McGill University …

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