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Dementia isn’t inevitable: Study finds which healthy habits offset risk

Also, among those in the highest genetic risk group, of individuals who led healthy lifestyles only around 1% developed dementia when compared to individuals who led poor lifestyles. Previous research had indicated that risk could be cut by up to one third in people without a genetic predisposition, but it was not known if this reduction would also apply to those with increased genetic risk.

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Daily Fruit Juice Linked to Higher Cancer Risk

The link between sugary drinks and the risk of cancer might be explained by their effect on obesity, the high hypoglycemic index of the drinks , or their additives. The scientists included all manner of sugary drinks in their analyses: carbonated and un-carbonated soft drinks , syrups, 100% fruit juices, fruity drinks , sugar-sweetened hot beverages, milk-based sweetened beverages, sports drinks , and energy drinks .

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Consumers with Pre-Existing Conditions Following Obamacare Court Case in TX

Republicans argue the Supreme Court ruled that the individual mandate was an appropriate exercise of Congress' power to tax inNational Federation of Independent Business ( NFIB ) v. Like what you're reading? "[Congress] hasn't done anything unconstitutional". U.S. District Judge Reed O'Connor in Fort Worth, Texas, agreed in December 2018, saying the individual mandate was unconstitutional because it no longer triggered a tax.

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Why current court battle represents existential threat to Obamacare

The Trump administration , which in 2018 made the unusual decision not to defend the law, now fully backs Texas' lawsuit and is urging a full repeal. But Chief Justice John Roberts joined the court's four liberal members to hold the mandate was a valid exercise of Congress's tax power. Republican Governor Chris Sununu said Tuesday he intends to the sign the bill authored by Senate Democrats.

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Kamala Harris Labels Trump a 'Predator Living in the White House'

She knows me", the presidential frontrunner said, referring to his late son, Beau Biden, who worked as a state attorney general like Harris . " She knew Beau, she knows me". Boosted by a debate performance that launched her into double digits in multiple polls and re-energized her campaign, Sen . "One debate doesn't kill a candidate, but if there is a second one like that he is in trouble", she said.

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Biden, Harris Numbers Too Close to Call in US Democratic Primaries

Harris, who aims to be the first black female U.S. president, was tied at 12 percent alongside progressive Senator Elizabeth Warren in that poll. In the first round, caucus goes are allowed to vote for any candidate they choose to support, and the numbers set forth above set forth that first choice among the candidates.