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  May 31, 2018, 2:48 PM Business Insider

  • Exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have, according to a growing body of research.

  • When it comes to keeping the brain young and staving off the effects of aging, two types of workouts appear to be the best: cardio and strength training.

  • A new review of nearly 100 well-designed studies found positive cognitive effects were linked with activities like walking, cycling, and yoga when people did them for an hour three times a week.

Researchers say lack of health insurance coverage is a big reason older adults in the United States lag behind seniors in other developed nations.

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The United States may not be the best place to be a senior citizen.A recent study that examined the health of people aged 65 years and older in the United States and 10 other high-income countries found that American seniors were sicker and more likely to face barriers in accessing healthcare than their counterparts in other countries.

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