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Another topic for the holiday table: brain health

Charles Limb & Allen Braun, PLOS One, 2008

Keeping your body healthy is essential to successful aging, and doing the same for your brain is also key to maintaining a good quality of life. That's the message of a new national campaign that urges Americans to share healthy brain tips with elderly loved ones during the holidays.  Among the suggestions:

The campaign is sponsored by aging groups, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Institutes of Health.