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Five Basic Things to Lower Alzheimer’s Risk 60% 
A large study, out of Chicago, has concluded that just a handful of moderate changes to one’s lifestyle can pay dramatic dividends in reducing the odds of developing Alzheimer’s. It is said the researchers expected to find a healthier lifestyle helped against developing dementia, but “they were floored by the ‘magnitude of the effect'”. The publication SFGate can fill you in: https://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Doing-these-five-things-could-decrease-your-risk-14094544.php

3,400 Drug Prices Raised in Past 6 Months 
Despite public and political pressure, big pharma has, in just the first half of the year, raised drug prices on thousands of pharmaceuticals, by as much as 879%. Ars Technica expands: https://arstechnica.com/science/2019/07/big-pharma-raising-drug-prices-even-more-in-2019-3400-hikes-as-high-as-879/

Millions Advised to Stop Aspirin for Heart 
The advice from the American Heart Association regarding who should take aspirin for heart-attack prevention has changed, with dramatic result. While the drug still is recommended for some, large numbers of people are now taking it who shouldn’t. The Oregonian explains: https://www.oregonlive.com/health/2019/07/study-millions-should-stop-taking-aspirin-for-heart-health.html

Sunscreen Safety Examined 
In recent years, the safety of some sunscreen ingredients has come into question; European authorities recently rescinded GRAS (generally recognized as safe) certification from 14 chemicals common in sunscreen. Of particular concern is the most popular ingredient, oxybenzone, as the BBC will explain: http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20190722-sunscreen-safe-or-toxic