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Aging and Mental Health: "Is physical activity a potential preventive factor for vascular dementia? A systematic review."
Alzheimer's Association: "What Is Dementia?"
Alzheimer's Society: "Smoking and dementia."
American Academy of Dermatology: "What causes our skin to age?" "How to create an anti-aging skin care plan."
American Academy of Family Physicians: "Effects of Sun Exposure."
American Cancer Society: "How Do I Protect Myself from Ultraviolet (UV) Rays?"
American Heart Association: "Why High Blood Pressure is a "Silent Killer," "Lifestyle Changes for Heart Attack Prevention."
CDC: "Tips for Better Sleep."
Cleveland Clinic: "Wrinkles."
Clinical Epidemiology: "Heart disease as a risk factor for dementia."
Current Opinion in Psychiatry: "Impact of sleep on the risk of cognitive decline and dementia."
Dermato Endocrinology: "Skin anti-aging strategies," "Environmental influences on skin aging and ethnic-specific manifestations."
Duke Health: "Should You Get an Annual Physical?"
Harvard Health Publishing: "Benefits of moderate sun exposure," "7 things you can do to prevent a stroke."
Harvard University: "Loneliness: An Epidemic?"
Indian Journal of Psychiatry: "Social networks and their role in preventing dementia."
Inflammation & Allergy Drug Targets: "Brain-Skin Connection: Stress, Inflammation and Skin Aging."
JAMA Network: "Association of Lifestyle and Genetic Risk With Incidence of Dementia."
Johns Hopkins University: "Blood Pressure and Alzheimer's Risk: What's the Connection?"
Journal of Biomedical Science: "Impact of social relationships on Alzheimer's memory impairment: mechanistic studies
.Journal of Investigative Dermatology Symposium Proceedings: "Molecular Basis of Tobacco Smoke-Induced Premature Skin Aging."
Journal of Health and Social Behavior: "Social Relationships and Health: A Flashpoint for Health Policy."
Mayo Clinic: "Diet and exercise," "Age spots (liver spots)," "Is it true that smoking causes wrinkles?" "Sleep tips: 6 steps to better sleep," "Exercise: 7 benefits of regular physical activity."
Medscape: "The Impact of Sleep Deprivation on Hormones and Metabolism."
MentalHealth.net: "Socialization and Altruistic Acts as Stress Relief."
Mental Health Foundation: "Altruism and wellbeing."
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: "Calculate Body Mass Index."
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases: "Health Risks of Being Overweight."
National Institutes of Health Research Matters: "Sleep deprivation increases Alzheimer's protein."
National Institute on Aging: "How Is Alzheimer's Disease Diagnosed?"
National Sleep Foundation: "How Losing Sleep Affects Your Body and Mind."
Piedmont Hospital: "4 silent killers of men."
Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences: "A community-based exercise programme to improve functional ability in people with Alzheimer's disease: a randomized controlled trial."
Trends in Cognitive Sciences: "Perceived Social Isolation and Cognition."
University of California Berkley: "The Benefits of Giving."
World Health Organization: "The known health effects of UV."
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