Alzheimer’s and the Simple Seven

Is Alzheimer’s disease mostly genetic, or do lifestyle factors make a difference? A new study found that “the Simple Seven” make a difference, even for people who are at high genetic risk for Alzheimer’s disease.  What is the Simple Seven? The American Heart Association has identified what it calls “Life’s Simple Seven,” or LS7, a set […]

Stroke Recovery

Stroke is the fifth most common cause of death in the United States and the leading cause of long-term disability, according to the CDC. It’s more common in people who smoke, drink a lot of alcohol, and suffer from high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, and obesity. It’s less likely for people who exercise regularly […]