Smoking May Increase Dementia Risk

Advertisement Quitting smoking, or smoking less, might be helpful in reducing the risk. Sept. 7, 2018 Image Credit Yet another reason to stop smoking: It may reduce your risk for dementia. Korean researchers studied 46,140 men, 60 and older, following them for an average of eight years with periodic health examinations. Over the course of…

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Past and Present: Slavery Was Part of Barbados Life for Centuries. But Its History Can Be Hard to Find

A slender bronze sculpture representing an African couple and their child dominates a modest concrete plaza above a colorful jumble of houses in Rock Hall Freedom Village, Barbados, about a half-hour’s drive north of the island’s capital, Bridgetown. A few feet away, a granite plaque records the names of 38 people who became residents of…

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