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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ‘quits’ Facebook because it ‘poses public health risk’

Rep. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says she’s quit using Facebook and cut down on her use of social media in general, citing the adverse psychological results overuse of the social media site can have on users. During an interview with the Yahoo News podcast “Skullduggery,” the freshman lawmaker from New York admitted that while… Read More »

Great-grandparents or cousins with Alzheimer's linked to higher risk for the disease

(Reuters Health) – Having second- or third-degree relatives with Alzheimer’s raises a person’s risk of developing the disease, a new study suggests. It’s already known that children of Alzheimer’s patients are at higher risk for the disease. But in the new study, people with Alzheimer’s in their extended family were also at a higher risk… Read More »