What’s News, Breaking: Friday, December 9, 2022

What's News, Breaking: Friday, December 9, 2022

BROOKLYN COLLEGE MEN’S TEAM INDUCTED INTO SCHOOL’S ATHLETICS HALL OF FAME: By reaching the Final Four of the 1981-82 NCAA tournament — the same year blockbuster movie “ET” was topping the box office — the Brooklyn College men’s basketball team accomplished something out of this world that no other CUNY athletics team had done before … Read more

Aerobic Exercise Reinvigorates the Aging Brain

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay) WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Regular aerobic exercise improves blood flow to the brain, which should help keep seniors sharper as they age, a new trial has revealed. At least a half-hour of power walking or jogging four to five times a week promoted better blood flow … Read more

4 Ways To Start Supporting Brain Health Earlier—And Why It’s Important

The first brain-supporting nutrient on our list is omega-3. Widely known for their ability to support heart health, omega-3 fatty acids are multitasking, critical nutrients our bodies can’t make on their own.* In addition to heart health, omega-3s help to regulate proper blood flow and circulation in the brain4.* They also possess antioxidant properties and … Read more

He Collapsed After 2-on-2 Basketball Game Against His Son. His Teammate Saved His Life.

By American Heart Association News (HealthDay) THURSDAY, Dec. 8, 2022 (American Heart Association News) — On a sunny fall day, Baltimore dads Joe Greco and John Holschuh teamed up to take on their teenage sons in a game of 2-on-2 basketball in the Greco family’s driveway. The boys were tough foes. Teammates on their high … Read more

Can people be immunized against disinformation?

Can people be immunized against disinformation?

Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a series of articles about trust in medical science. Previous articles explored the forces behind the credibility crisishow communication about science can cause public confusionand the factors that compel people to believe medical misinformation. The first COVID-19 lie that the man posted on social media drew only three … Read more

What End of Vaccine Mandate Means for US Troops

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress’ move to eliminate the Pentagon mandate that all US service members get the COVID-19 vaccine delivers a victory for lawmakers and troops who oppose getting the shot, but it raises questions and potential risks, especially for forces deploying overseas . A compromise provision requiring Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin to rescind the … Read more