Before the COVID-19 pandemic, making choices that benefitted both physical and mental health was relatively straightforward, as these choices were one and the same. Today, however, our normal guideposts for navigating health decisions have been uprooted. June Gruber, PhD, and Jessica L. Borelli, PhD offer a few suggestions on how to approach this critical balance.
A new study published in the journal Alzheimer's and Dementia shows that head injuries, even mild ones, are associated with a long-term increase in risk of dementia. Scientists are racing to pinpoint the mechanisms that cause symptoms of this complex disorder.