Building a Better Brain

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Ask someone on the far side of 50 about “senior moments” and often you’ll get a laugh. But for many people there’s a nervous edge behind that playful acknowledgment: In one survey, 57% of Americans reported diminished brain function as their biggest age-related concern, compared with 43% who worried about declining physical capacity. That fear
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Heavenly Scents

Heavenly Scents

A whiff of sweetness can communicate a personal signature of tranquility, alertness or romance, or it can cause a bout of miserable sneezing, wheezing or nausea for those in the vicinity and even the unwitting wearer. Commercial Chemicals “When you see ‘fragrance’ on a personal care product label, read it as ‘hidden chemicals,’” warns the
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Soda Video “Reality Check”

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The Center for Science in the Public Interest set up a booth in downtown Denver to make soda “from scratch” with the same amount of sugar as Coca-Cola. The result? No one wanted to drink it. Coca-Cola’s latest advertising campaign links consumption of their super-sweet beverage with happiness, claiming that any harmful effects that might
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Is It Non-GMO? Know in the Aisle.

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Though gaining traction among activists and shoppers alike, GMO labeling laws just aren’t on the books yet across most of the U.S. Use this guide to help you make more informed decisions in the aisles. The surest way to know you’re getting non-GMO? Look for the Non-GMO Project Verified seal. But what if you don’t
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