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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • 'Forget Me Not' NoRA Cupcakes Benefit Alzheimer's Association

    'Forget Me Not' NoRA Cupcakes Benefit Alzheimer's Association
    "Forget Me Not" cupcakes are available at NoRA Cupcake Company through Sept. 28, with proceeds from sales benefiting the Alzheimer's Association. The chocolate cupcakes, filled with cream and topped with chocolate ganache, are decorated in purple to...
  • Genomics Research Lab Planned For Branford

    Genomics Research Lab Planned For Branford
    The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is opening a satellite Genetic Testing Lab in Branford, in space formerly occupied by 454 Life Sciences. The managing director of Mt. Sinai Testing Lab-Connecticut was vice president of research and development...
  • Hollywood raises profile of ALS with two new films

    Hollywood raises profile of ALS with two new films
    Nanci Ryder has been RenĂ©e Zellweger's publicist for 20 years. She stayed in the waiting room when the actress had dental surgery and has walked her down the red carpet on Oscar night. "She's been a mentor, a big sister — a little sister,"...
  • Two movies strive to depict true ravages of ALS Disease

    Nanci Ryder has been Renee Zellweger's publicist for 20 years. She stayed in the waiting room when the actress had dental surgery and has walked her down the red carpet on Oscar night. "She's been a mentor, a big sister - a little sister," Zellweger...
  • VA is critical to medicine and vets

    VA is critical to medicine and vets
    During preparation for my confirmation as secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA), I was repeatedly asked, "Why doesn't VA just hand out vouchers allowing veterans to get care wherever they want?" For a department recovering from serious issues involving...
  • At Glen Campbell's elbow as he adjusts to Alzheimer's

    At Glen Campbell's elbow as he adjusts to Alzheimer's
    Actor and filmmaker James Keach got a glimpse of how Glen Campbell might adjust to life at an Alzheimer's care facility near Nashville on one of the singer and guitarist's first visits there last year. "As soon as he walked in, he spotted a guitar,...
  • Nelson Bunker Hunt dies at 88; oilman once one of world's richest men

    Nelson Bunker Hunt dies at 88; oilman once one of world's richest men
    Nelson Bunker Hunt, a Texas oilman who tried to corner the silver market with his brothers only to see the move end in financial disaster in 1980, has died. He was 88. Hunt died Tuesday at a Dallas assisted-living center after a battle with Alzheimer'...
  • Improved Broncos pass rush set to face Rivers

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Denver Broncos - INSIDE SLANT For most of the early season, the Broncos faced an all-star collection of mobile quarterbacks: Andrew Luck, Alex Smith, Russell Wilson, Geno Smith and Colin Kaepernick. Denver was an...
  • Second-hand smoke is bad news for people and pets

    Q: We have a friend who's started smoking cigarettes, and quite heavily. She claims to love animals. I wonder how second-hand smoke affects pets. I think I know the answer, but my friend needs a blast of reality from a professional like you. -- D.G.,...
  • Robert B. Temple, TV technician

    Robert B. Temple, TV technician
    Robert B. Temple, a retired Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. TV technician and a Korean War veteran, died Friday at the Longview Nursing Home in Manchester of complications from Alzheimer's disease. He was 84. The son of Burnett Franklin Temple, a city...
  • Nelson Bunker Hunt, famed Texas oilman, dies at 88

    Nelson Bunker Hunt, famed Texas oilman, dies at 88
    DALLAS - Nelson Bunker Hunt, the wildcatter who surpassed the legacy of his father, H.L. Hunt, died Tuesday of congestive heart failure at Dallas assisted living center. He was 88. Hunt outdid his father in creating and losing fortunes through titanic...