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PALUMBO POINTS: Vitamin B12 slows brain aging
Thursday, October 20, 2016
An important study appeared in the JAMA Psychiatry (a Journal of the American Medical Association) in June 2016, providing additional evidence that high blood levels of vitamin B12 can slow the shrinking of the brain that commonly occurs after age 60. Previous studies have shown that B12 and other B vitamins (folic acid and vitamin B6) can slow the rate of
Six things that raise your blood pressure
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Keeping blood pressure under control can mean adding things to your life, such as exercise, that help lower it. But you may not realize that it also means avoiding things that raise it. If you or someone you care about is among the one in three U.S. adults – about 80 million people – with high blood pressure, you need to be aware of these six
PALUMBO POINTS: Immune system
Thursday, October 6, 2016
The best immune system defense is to provide it with year-round support. That way the body is well equipped to take on the challenges of every day life such as travel, exposure to seasonal and environmental insults, and stress. First, what is the immune system? It is made up of many components, including the spleen, thymus, lymph nodes, and lymphatic

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Murphy breaks NCCU record in loss to Aggies

DURHAM – North Carolina Central seniors Kelsey Murphy and Casey Curran both ripped

Shaw claims first win of season

DURHAM – Shaw fought through adversity and was able to secure an 11-8 victory over Johnson