• Hotel Pools and Hot Tubs Are Major Sources of Waterborne Illness Outbreaks, CDC Says

    4 monthes ago - By Time

    You may want to think twice before taking a dip on your next vacation, according to the results of a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention .
    Between 2000 and 2014, the CDC recorded 493 disease outbreaks related to treated recreational water, resulting in more than 27,000 illnesses and eight deaths. And in almost a third of those outbreaks, the infections could be traced back to hotel pools, hot tubs and spas, the CDC says. In hotels, pools were a major culprit, but 65 cases stemmed from hot tubs or spas.
    Of the outbreaks with a confirmed cause, the vast majority...
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  • You'll have a better memory in middle age if you have a healthy sex life, study finds

    You'll have a better memory in middle age if you have a healthy sex life, study finds

    4 monthes ago - By Daily Mail

    Researchers analyzed two years of data on more than 6,000 English adults aged 50 and over, recording how often they kissed, touched and had sex with their partners. Sex did impact memory, but briefly.
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  • CDC Alzheimer's Disease and Healthy Aging Program Announce New Data and Guides

    4 monthes ago - By Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative

    In their recent newsletter, the Alzheimer's Disease and Healthy Aging Program under the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has announced a list of helpful and important resources for older adults and caregivers as well as the organizations and communities looking to better serve them.
    Emergency Preparedness Guide for Older Adults:
    Older adults may have more difficulty during an unexpected natural disaster than other groups because of limited mobility, hearing impairments, or the presence of chronic health conditions. However, by developing a plan to fit their needs , older adults...
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