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Amy McVay Abbott

Contributor Amy Abbott

Amy McVay Abbott is a retired healthcare executive who writes about health and aging, caregiving, disability, and occasionally the arts and history. She formerly wrote “A Healthy Way,” syndicated by Senior Wire News Service.

An elephant holding their tunk up to smell. Next Avenue, scent, smell and memory

Why Familiar Scents Can Boost Your Mood

Researchers recently discovered that familiar smells may foster specific autobiographical memories (AM) in humans and potentially assist in depression recovery
April 16, 2024
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