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AUG 13, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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Fish-eaters may keep more gray matter in old age

By Krystnell Storr NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Eating baked or broiled fish at least once a week may preserve parts of the brain that are hit hard by aging, according to a small new study. Brain scans showed that people over age 65 who regularly ate fish had 14 percent more gray matter in brain regions associated with memory ...

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AUG 08, 2014 - Health Canal

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?Older Adults with Depression and Mild Cognitive Impairment are More Vulnerable to Accelerated Brain Aging, Pitt Study Says

PITTSBURGH – People who develop depression and mild cognitive impairment (MCI) after age 65 are more likely to have biological and brain imaging markers that reflect a greater vulnerability for accelerated brain aging, according to a study conducted by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. The findings were published online in Molecular Psychiatry.

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AUG 01, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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Coaches may help deter abuse among athletes

By Krystnell Storr NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Participating in a teen relationship abuse prevention program may equip and encourage high school coaches to intervene when they witness abusive behavior among athletes, according to a new study. The program, called Coaching Boys Into Men (CBIM), trains coaches to deliver 15-minute scripted discussions once a week during the athletic season. “The ...

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JUL 30, 2014 - Philadelphia Inquirer

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Police investigate student found on dormitory roof

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Pittsburgh police are trying to figure out how a 23-year-old student wound up injured on the roof of a Carnegie Mellon University dormitory.

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