Look at the Bright Side of Life!

Attitude counts! A Yale School of Public Health study has found that positive attitudes on aging are associated with a 44% greater likelihood of recovery from severe disability versus negative attitudes. Participants were significantly more likely to recover from any state of injury to no or mild disability if they consistently focused on the bright…

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Prestroke Physical Activity Improves Stroke Recovery

We all know physical activity can reduce our risk of stroke and cardiovascular disease. However, new research strongly suggests that physical activity three or more times per week in the year before a stroke significantly increases the likelihood of good outcomes, compared to those who hardly exercised at all. One of the authors, James Meschia, MD…

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