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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • Marilyn J. Pelham, educator

    Marilyn J. Pelham, educator
    Marilyn J. Pelham, a retired educator and world traveler, died March 9 at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson of complications of Alzheimer's disease. She was 86. The former Marilyn June Neeley was born in Glendale, Calif., and raised in Los...
  • Gracedale to hold Third Annual Community Health Fair

    Gracedale to hold Third Annual Community Health Fair
    Gracedale, Northampton County's nursing home, will host its Third Annual Community Health Fair from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 25. It's a great opportunity to see some of the services out there to help you maintain or improve your health....
  • Ask Amy: Family looks in the closet after mother's death

    Ask Amy: Family looks in the closet after mother's death
    Dear Amy: Please settle a disagreement for me. Recently my mother passed away. She was in her 80s, and when the family started to clean out the drawers and closets in her house we discovered that she had accumulated a large number of the same type of...
  • Brian Sutton-Smith dies at 90; psychologist turned play into work

    Brian Sutton-Smith dies at 90; psychologist turned play into work
    With his chums in the windy hills outside Wellington, New Zealand, Brian Sutton-Smith came to know a thing or two about how to have fun. The friends swooped over an abyss on ropes tied to a pine tree, yelling out the name of the legendary boy who...
  • Ultrasound zaps Alzheimer's-type disease in mice

     Ultrasound zaps Alzheimer's-type disease in mice
    Preliminary research in mice raises the possibility that an ultrasound-based treatment might help eliminate plaque buildup in the brain that is associated with Alzheimer's disease. Scientists don't know whether the approach is feasible for humans, but...
  • Drink this in: Science has decided coffee is good for you

    Drink this in: Science has decided coffee is good for you
    For centuries, coffee has caused a stir over health impacts, good or bad, with many people resigned to accept it as a guilty pleasure. But in a full turnabout since the 1980s, science now extols its virtues as a generally healthful drink and kick-start...
  • Imaging study looks at brain injury in former NFL players

    Imaging study looks at brain injury in former NFL players
    A recent study of retired NFL players by Johns Hopkins medical researchers adds to growing evidence linking football with brain damage. The study published last month in the journal Neurobiology of Disease focused on nine retired NFL players, but the...
  • Former Towson president still inspiring, serving campus despite terminal cancer

    Former Towson president still inspiring, serving campus despite terminal cancer
    Maravene Loeschke's bucket list is much the same at the twilight of life as it has been all her life. Doctors have given the former Towson University president a harrowing prognosis: The 68-year-old could live another two weeks to two years. The adrenal...
  • Pope finds popularity and dissent at 2-year mark

    Pope Francis marks his second anniversary Friday riding a wave of popularity that has reinvigorated the Catholic Church in ways not seen since the days of St. John Paul II. He's also entering a challenging third year, facing dissent from within on...
  • Terry Pratchett, author of fantasy 'Discworld' series, dies at 66

    Terry Pratchett, author of fantasy 'Discworld' series, dies at 66
    At 17, English fantasy writer Terry Pratchett started his first novel, "The Carpet People," which was published in 1971. The characters were tiny but had all the inherent frailties, foibles and longings of humans. "If they were too different from us, we...
  • 5 things to know for Friday in Pennsylvania

    A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Friday: HEARING SET IN 'REVENGE' FIRE THAT KILLED SIX NEAR PITTSBURGH Friday's hearing will determine whether there's enough evidence for 24-year-...