Midlife Behaviors May Affect Your Dementia Risk

08:08 EDT 7 Aug 2017 |

MONDAY, Aug. 7, 2017 -- Your heart health in midlife may determine your risk of developing dementia in old age, a new 25-year study suggests. Middle-aged folks who smoke or have diabetes or high blood pressure are more likely to have dementia as...

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