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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • Oscars: Where's the Competition in the Actress Categories?

    "Wild," the Fox Searchlight drama about a woman's 1,100-mile hike through the Mojave Desert, is a redemption story in more ways than one. In adapting Cheryl Strayed's 2012 memoir about a personal breakdown, Reese Witherspoon rescued herself from the brink...
  • Police: Elderly woman dies week after murder-suicide attempt in Allentown

    Police: Elderly woman dies week after murder-suicide attempt in Allentown
    A 92-year-old woman died Thursday, almost a week after she was shot by her husband who then killed himself in their east Allentown home, according to city police. Malka Waide was suffering from Alzheimer's when her husband, Izak Waide, 92, shot her in...
  • Argentina's 'El Eslabon Podrido' Seeks Post Aid

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - MAR DEL PLATA - Made for just $300,000, Argentine multi-hyphenate Valentin Javier Diment's "El Eslabon Podrido" (The Rotten Link), needs an additional $150,000 for its post-production. One of 22 Work in Progress projects at...
  • Howard County Briefs

    Free parking Parking in all lots in Historic Ellicott City is free through Jan. 1. However, meters on Main Street and Maryland Avenue remain in effect, as well as the two-hour limit for parking on Main Street during the holidays. Recycling...
  • Skid row singers soothe their bruised souls — together

    Skid row singers soothe their bruised souls — together
    The Colburn Wesley Project singers stepped out onto the 51st floor of a downtown Los Angeles skyscraper to make their debut. Dressed in lace, pearls and tailored suits, they mingled with the benefit's celebrity emcee, a statuesque former "Basketball...
  • FDA rejects Avanir's migraine drug-device

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration rejected Avanir Pharmaceuticals Inc's migraine drug device, a few weeks after the regulator had raised questions regarding some data submitted as part of the marketing application. Earlier this month the FDA had...
  • Alice Munro creates a room of her own in story collection

    "Family Furnishings: Selected Stories, 1995-2014" by Alice Munro; Knopf (640 pages, $30) In "Passion" one of the two dozen miracles in "Family Furnishings," which gathers a representative sample of Alice Munro stories from the six new collections...
  • Elaine L. Thorpe, church organist

    Elaine L. Thorpe, church organist
    Elaine L. Thorpe, a longtime church organist and choir director at Dundalk United Methodist Church, died Oct. 16 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson of complications from Alzheimer's disease. She was 87. The daughter of Henry Rudolph Pfeiffer, a...
  • Hartford Library Celebration Launching 'Hartford Through Time'

    Hartford Library Celebration Launching  'Hartford Through Time'
    A free celebration at the Hartford Public Library will launch "Hartford Through Time" ($22.95), a book published by the library's Hartford History Center. The launch party will be held Wednesday, Dec. 3 at 5:30 p.m. at the Center, 500 Main St., Hartford....
  • Commentary: Some myths, facts about sports-related concussions

    This year the NFL raised the profile of head injuries in contact sports, highlighting the prevalence of concussions on the field and kicking off concern among parents of high school and club sports athletes. Unfortunately, some of what parents are...
  • Person to Person: Small steps can reduce stress bigtime

    Are you feeling used up by life's stress, family problems and a demanding job you can't turn off? Many people are way beyond work-life exhaustion. They are functioning as robots. Feeling burned out means you feel there is no reward forthcoming. You...