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  • US Dementia Rates Are Dropping

    NOV 21, 2016 Howard Gleckman,  CONTRIBUTOR to Forbes;  An important new national studyfinds that, after adjusting for age, Americans 65 and older are less likely to get dementia than in the past. The report, published in the Journal of the American Medical Assn (JAMA) confirms previous regional studies in the

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  • Why Ping-Pong is good for your brain

    Want better memory, attention, motor learning and moods? Ping-Pong may seem like a simple sport, but it brings a lot to the table.  April 18, 2016 Kasumi Ishikawa of Japan serves during a gold-medal table tennis match at the 2012 Olympics in London. (Photo: Feng Li/Getty Images) First, full disclosure:

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  • Charity pingpong tournament in Virginia Beach brings out the pros and the spectators

    VIRGINIA BEACH The two challengers faced off from each side of the pingpong table. Olympic Festival gold medalist and female pro Kim Gilbert wore a serious look and an “I Win” T-shirt. Greek national pingpong champion – and model – Ioanna Papadimitriou sported a coral tennis dress and a perfectly

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