An 81-year-old brain doctor’s 7 ‘hard rules’ for keeping your memory ‘sharp as a whip’

Like any other part of your body, your brain needs daily exercise. Neglecting your brain health can make you vulnerable to degenerative brain diseases like Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. As a neuroscientist, I’ve spent decades guiding patients with memory problems through brain-enhancing habits and exercises — many of which I practice, too. Here … Read more

‘Puss in Boots’ film draws praise for panic attack scene

CNN — One of the most stirring and resonant sequences in a film this awards season comes from an unlikely source: “Puss in Boots: The Last Wish.” The DreamWorks film, a sequel to a spinoff of “Shrek,” follows the titular feline as he attempts to restore eight of the nine lives he’s spent. He spends … Read more

Why overconfidence bias may cost investors

Prasit Photo | moment | Getty Images Your investment ego may be costing you big bucks. “Overconfidence bias” is the behavioral principle of overestimating one’s own abilities, including financial acumen. And while confidence isn’t a bad thing, it can have damaging results—if you don’t have the chops to back it up. related investing news “It … Read more

What to think about before deciding to retire in another state

Itsskin | E+ | Getty Images Thinking about retiring to another state? You’re not alone. A United Van Lines study found the percentage of people retiring to a new state had increased to 18.3% in 2021, up from 13.4% in 2015. Making the move is not a straightforward decision, however, as there are myriad financial … Read more

Genes Link Bipolar, Schizophrenia, Once Thought Unrelated | Health

ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (AP) — When Chastity Murry had her first psychotic break, she went into her bathroom and downed a whole bottle of pills, hoping to die. Her teenage daughter had to perform CPR to save her life. Around that same time more than a decade ago, the man who would become her husband, Dante … Read more

You’re Eating Healthier These Days, But Is It as Healthy As You Think?

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter (health day) MONDAY, Oct. 31, 2022 (HealthDay News) — People trying to adopt a healthier diet probably aren’t the best judges of how well they’re actually eating, a new study discovers. Only about 1 in 4 people could accurately estimate how healthy they were eating when asked to assess their … Read more

What does ‘healthy’ mean when it comes to food?: Dr. Nina Radcliff

DR NINA RADCLIFF For The Press I agree with the powerful statement: “The food you eat can either be the safest and most powerful form of medicine or the slowest form of poison.” A healthy diet is essential to our overall good health. Bottom line is, if we’re not consuming the right foods and drinks, … Read more

Does Money Make You Happy? The Latest Research Might Surprise You | family finance

Our collective understanding of the relationship between money and happiness has taken an about face in recent decades, as researchers increasingly uncover close ties between individuals’ earnings and their day-to-day happiness. The old adage “money doesn’t buy happiness” in recent decades evolved to an understanding that individuals’ happiness increases with income – up to a … Read more

the no 1 vitamin to keep your brain ‘young and healthy’—and foods to eat every day

As a nutritional psychiatrist, I always make it a point to maintain a well-balanced diet. Much of that has to do with making sure I get all the right vitamins, especially because it’s essential to preventing cognitive decline. And given that the risk of neurological diseases increases as we get older, one question I often … Read more

3 money moves to help minimize uncertainty in the second half of 2022

David Sachs | The Image Bank | Getty Images It’s no secret that the first half of 2022 has ushered in a lot of expensive changes for consumers: The S&P 500 Index fell 20.6% in the largest first half decline since 1970, pulling down investors’ portfolios with it. The Federal Reserve in June approved a … Read more