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Living Near Loud, Busy Roads Can Increase Alzheimer’s Risk by Over 25%

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ODENSE, Denmark —According to new research, noise pollution can significantly increase the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. Scientists say road and railway traffic alone accounts for an astonishing one-in-seven dementia cases. Constant racket from cars, buses, and trains, as well as dirty air, speeds up the brain’s decline. This leads to the conclusion that people…

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Global Hotel Cancellations Rise Ahead of Holidays Due to Omicron

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Concerns over the Omicron coronavirus variant and fresh travel restrictions have led to a spike in hotel booking cancellations globally, online hotel search firm Trivago said on Tuesday, threatening to upend a fragile recovery in global tourism.

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Music Matters: Decrease in U.S. Suicides Linked to One Hip Hop Song

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LONDON — If you’re in need of a reminder that music can be a force for good, researchers from the Medical University of Vienna have made an uplifting discovery. Study authors report the song “1-800-273-8255” by American hip hop artist Logic contributed to both an increase in calls to the U.S. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and…

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Does LeBron James’ Powder Toss Boost His Performance? Study Shows Pre-game Rituals Help Athletes Play Better

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VIENNA, Austria — In an athlete’s mind, their pre-game rituals are essential. LeBron James’ powder throw and Ray Lewis’ animated dance out of the tunnel at home games are two of the most well-known pre-game routines. Is it possible that these pre-performance routines (PPR) actually help an athlete play better? Such a question hadn’t been…

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