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A 30 year study published in the British Medical Journal this week found an association between alcohol consumption, brain shrinkage in the area responsible for cognitive skills, and diminished “language fluency” ( a measure of memory and thinking skills). Regular, moderate drinkers (4-7 drinks a week) were 3 times more likely to have more brain shrinkage and less language fluency, (i.e. memory and thinking  skills), as compared to non-drinkers. Further, the greater amount of alcohol consumed, the faster the mental ...

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Atlantic Health System's Acne Treatment and Research Center is conducting a study of an investigational treatment for people with moderate-to-severe acne. To qualify for the study, people must: Be at least 9 years of age Have at least 20 red, irritated pimples, and at least 20 whiteheads or blackheads, and Have no more than two large, hard bumps on the face Qualified participants will receive all study medication and study-related visits at no cost, and may receive compensation for their time. Health ...

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It’s strawberry fields forever with a load of family fun mixed in at Alstede Farms' Strawberry Harvest Festival in Chester this Saturday and Sunday, June 24th and 25th from 11am-5pm.  So get out of your New Jersey home and into the sunshine!  Jump on the scenic hayride and head to the pick-your-own strawberry fields to grab the juiciest, freshest strawberries around.After you’ve harvested your bounty, it’s back to the festival tent to sample scrumptious strawberry treats including homemade strawberry ice ...

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