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ISR professor to lead research education at new Alzheimer's center

[ 20 Oct 2016 ]

ANN ARBOR—Kenneth Langa, an expert on chronic disease in older adults and professor at the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research, has been chosen to help guide research education at the Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Core Center. The center is…

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Older adults gain weight when spouse is stressed out

[ 13 Oct 2016 ]

ANN ARBOR—Stress isn’t good for your waist line. For older married couples, the added pounds may be caused by a spouse’s long-term stress levels. A new University of Michigan study looked at how the negative quality of marriage can be…