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Redesigning the Holidays During COVID

Bernard Davidson, a psychologist at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, said this is the year to have a serious talk with your loved ones in advance of Thanksgiving and Christmas.

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Daily physical activity may reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease and cognitive decline, even in people over the age of 80, according to a new study. Researchers at Rush University in Chicago are now reporting that all physical activities including exercise as well as other activities such as cooking, washing the dishes, and cleaning are associated with a reduced risk of Alzheimer’s disease.

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Using Your Mind To Control Pain

Meditation has analgesic benefits associated with creating a relaxed state of mind. It can also enhance the ability to moderate reactions to pain. John Schieszer has the story in today's Medical Minute.

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An Apple A Day May Help Keep Infections Away

Eating apples on a regular basis may help infections at bay. John Schieszer has the latest on the story with The Medical Minute.

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Therapeutic Vaccine Benefitting Men with Advanced Prostate Cancer

A new therapeutic vaccine for prostate cancer is now showing considerable promise. It is a vaccine called Provenge and it is for men with advanced prostate cancer. John Schieszer has the latest on the story with The Medical Minute.

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Living To Be 100 Years Old

Living to be 100 will soon become commonplace. John Schieszer has the story with The Medical Minute.

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Walking Away from a Stroke

It may be possible to dramatically lower your risk of suffering a stroke by getting on a good exercise program. John Schieszer has the story with The Medical Minute

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Hidden Health Benefits of Papayas

A papaya a day may help keep cancer at bay. The Medical Minute with John Schieszer

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The Medical Minute

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