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SALEM COMMUNITY HOSPITAL...Exercise may reduce risk of Alzheimer’s

April 22, 2012
Salem News

Daily physical activity may reduce the risk of Alzheimer's disease and mental decline even in people older than 80, according to a new report this week in the medical journal Neurology. And it's not just walking, running, or other exercises that count. Tasks like cooking, playing cards, and even moving a wheelchair with a person's arms count as physical activity and can help lower risk for Alzheimer's disease.

 
 
 

 

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