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Study: Midlife Sleep Problems May Up Risk of Alzheimer’s

A new study suggests that people who report a declining quality of sleep as they age from their 50s to their 60s have a higher risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease later in life. The study appears online in the Journal of Neuroscience.Psychologists at the University of California, Berkeley discovered a link between insufficient sleep and…

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Three Major Changes Helped This Guy Lose 155 Pounds and Get Jacked

• Fueled by unhealthy eating habits after moving away from home, Magnus Nordlander’s weight reached a peak of roughly 420 pounds. • After changing his diet and committing to daily step goals, he took back control of his health and started to see dramatic results. • Nordlander—who is 6’7″—now weighs 255 pounds, for a total…

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Presentation: Debuggable Deep Learning

Debuggable Deep Learning Singh: My name is Avesh [Singh], this is Mantas [Matelis]. We’re both software engineers at Cardiogram, as Mike said and we were working on a deep neural network to predict cardiovascular diseases using wearable devices like the Apple Watch. Along the way, we’ve learned a lot about how to build and debug…

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Health challenges of obese fathers and their kids – TheHealthSite

It is a well-known fact that a mother’s health affects her child’s well-being. However, do you know that a father’s health condition can also have significant effects on his kids? Yes, you read it right. According to a recent study published in the journal BMC Medicine, father’s lifestyle could be passed onto their kids by…

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Feeling Overwhelmed? Try This Simple Relaxing Exercise

When we feel stressed or anxious, it’s not uncommon for our breath to become shallow—we may even feel like we’re holding our breath. As you can guess, this doesn’t help when trying to relieve anxiety. Sarah Bowen, the author of the new book Spiritual Rebel, lets us in on an easy way to engage with…