July 22, 2019

Weekly review: These 5 lifestyle factors could cut your Alzheimer's risk by 60%

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    Fortune's '40 under 40': The 19 health care trailblazers who made the list (Monday, July 15)
    Fortune has released its "40 under 40" list of the most influential "entrepreneurs, leaders, and iconoclasts" under 40 years old, including 19 who are known for their contributions to the health care and wellness industries.

    11 must-read books for the summer, according to Advisory Board experts (Tuesday, July 16)
    Escape the summer heat with one of these suggestions from Advisory Board's experts. We've got 11 recommendations for what you should read now to learn from the past, cultivate empathy, and prepare for the technologies of the future.

    These 5 lifestyle factors could cut your Alzheimer's risk by 60% (Wednesday, July 17)
    Five lifestyle factors could have a significant effect on the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, according to a study presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference earlier this month. Meanwhile, another study, published in JAMA, found these lifestyle factors could lower dementia risk even for those genetically predisposed to the disease.

    Can you cut 300 calories every day? If so, the health benefits could be huge, study finds. (Thursday, July 18)
    Study participants who reduced their caloric intake by an average of 300 calories for two years experienced significant health benefits—above and beyond what would be expected from the resulting weight loss, according to a first-of-its kind study in the Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology.

    CVS is opening 1,500 HealthHUBs. What's their endgame? (Friday, July 19)
    In June, CVS Health announced that it would create 1,500 new HealthHUB stores—a model that provides around 80% of the services of the average primary care practice. Daily Briefing's Jackie Kimmell explores why and outlines the key takeaways for providers.

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