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Some Jobs May Help Prevent Cognitive Decline

A longitudinal study finds that a challenging job may hold long-term benefits for memory and cognitive skills as people age. ... More>


Long-Term Pot Use Linked to Financial, Social Problems in Midlife

People who smoked cannabis frequently, and over many years, ended up in a lower social class than their parents, with less skilled jobs than non-regular cannabis smokers, longitudinal data show. ... More>


Quick Thinking and Feeling Healthy Predict Longer Life

Medical conditions and unhealthy behaviors are known risk factors for early death, but a longitudinal study indicates that certain psychological factors are even stronger predictors of how long we’ll live. ... More>


Driving May Help Prevent Cognitive Decline

The cognitive demands of driving a car may actually help stave off declines associated with aging. ... More>