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Does exercise protect cognitive health? You might not like the answer

1/25/2014
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GREEN LAKE FOG
A couple of joggers pass by in the light morning fog at Green Lake on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014.    Rain is expected to return Tuesday through Thursday, with temperatures forecast in the mid to upper 40s this week.

The growing realization that exercise doesn’t guarantee weight loss can dampen the motivation to be active. According to recent studies, exercise might not be as beneficial as we once thought for cognitive health, either. But read on — the news isn’t all bad.

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