Archives: July 2016

How to Get Young People Involved in Aging

The Missing Piece to Motivate Student Involvement in Aging (contributed by Carol Marak, The one industry that’s not running short on jobs is Gerontology and Geriatrics. However, attracting students to study the discipline runs thin. It could be due to lack of geriatrics-trained educators, absence of financial incentive, and...

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Eating Chocolate Improves Cardiovascular Health

Researchers at the University Hospital Düsseldorf have studied the effects that dietary cocoa flavanols (chocolate) can have on the blood vessels of healthy, low-risk individuals with no signs or symptoms of cardiovascular disease. Flavanol is a naturally occurring antioxidant found in various types of plants. Its antioxidant qualities can be...

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