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Alzheimer's Disease

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Top Alzheimer's Disease Articles

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  • Orlando woman with Alzheimer's reported missing

    A 78-year-old Orlando woman with Alzheimer's was reported missing Friday, according to police. Anne Manita Saint-Fort was last seen around 2:30 p.m. when she left her home in the 5200 block of Mystic Point Ct., near Michigan and Conway, for a nearby...
  • Rocky Hill Nursing Home Subject To Local Rules, Supreme Court Says

     Rocky Hill Nursing Home Subject To Local Rules, Supreme Court Says
    ROCKY HILL — The owners of a private nursing home that provides skilled care to selected prison parolees and state mental patients is not entitled to sovereign immunity or exempt from zoning restrictions, the state Supreme Court has ruled. The...
  • Overuse of antipsychotics a growing concern

    Overuse of antipsychotics a growing concern
    Antipsychotic medications and the risks associated with their use in nursing homes to treat dementia is an issue of growing concern in the U.S. An interprofessional approach, enlisting pharmacists to work closely with other providers, is key to addressing...
  • Consumer Reports: New rules for coffee and wine drinkers

    During the holiday season, meals often begin with wine and end with coffee, notes Consumer Reports. If you've seen the headlines touting the health benefits of both beverages -- and you're among the 61 percent of Americans who down a daily cup of java...
  • Dundalk 14-year-old doesn't let blindness keep him out of the hunt

    Dundalk 14-year-old doesn't let blindness keep him out of the hunt
    Cody Mulligan was listening. The 14-year-old heard the crack of the gunshot firing at the closest target, 7 yards away. He caught the sound of the bullet as it sliced through the air and lodged in the side of the low ridge, behind two rows of bright...
  • Brooke Shields explores complex relationship with mother in 'There Was a Little Girl'

    "There Was a Little Girl: The Real Story of My Mother and Me" by Brooke Shields; Dutton (416 pages, $26.95) Among child stars, Brooke Shields has a survivor status that could rival hip-hop's 50 Cent: a possessive, alcoholic mother, postpartum...
  • Setting Aside A Piece Of Christmas For A Struggling Friend

    For me, this will be a George Smith Christmas. That is to say, I'll be thinking about him. As a man who has never had a bad Christmas, I feel compelled to put a piece of the beautiful holiday aside and devote that part of it to old friend George. He is...
  • Pope, on Christmas Eve, urges world to be open to God

    Pope, on Christmas Eve, urges world to be open to God
    Pope Francis ushered the world's 1.2 billion Roman Catholics into Christmas on Wednesday, urging them to allow God to enter their lives to help combat darkness and corruption. The 78-year-old Argentine pope led a solemn Christmas Eve Mass for thousands...
  • 2 former Sacred Heart Hospital executives plead guilty in scheme

    2 former Sacred Heart Hospital executives plead guilty in scheme
    Located in a high-crime neighborhood on Chicago's West Side, Sacred Heart Hospital had limited emergency services, a skeleton staff on nights and weekends, and no access at those hours to routine procedures such as x-rays or lab work, federal...
  • Keep your eye on the glycemic index to stave off holiday weight gain

    Harvard Health Blog With the holiday season in full swing, you might wonder why you feel compelled return to the office cookie tin or sample the dessert platter at parties more often than you should. The glycemic index--a measure of how fast...
  • EatingWell: Research shows 3 new benefits of drinking coffee

    Go ahead, brew and pour. Previous studies have shown that coffee can lower your risk of diabetes, liver cancer, Alzheimer's and skin cancer. Here are three new reasons to drink your coffee and feel good about it: 1. Boost your blood flow A new study...