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Exercise Keeps Your Brain from Shrinking

Simply gardening, dancing or golfing helps fend off dementia, researchers say

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OOlder people who get regular physical activity, even through relatively light pursuits like gardening or golf, have bigger brains compared to inactive older people, a new study suggests. The finding adds to a mountain of research showing that physical activity helps…

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Robert Roy Britt

Robert Roy Britt

Independent health & science journalist writing motivationally about the science of physical health & mental wellness. Former editor-in-chief of LiveScience.

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