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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • Steinberg: Work still to be done

    I continue to believe that the spectrum of concussions in sports that have collisions is a ticking time bomb, and is a largely un-diagnosed public health crisis that urgently needs a solution. Prevention is one priority, teaching better blocking and...
  • Give your dog something else to do besides bark at cyclists

    Q: My 4-year-old Australian Shepherd now barks at people on bicycles as they go by the house. She never did this before. What's going on? A: Certified dog behavior consultant and longtime Australian Shepherd owner Liz Palika says, "That's about the age...
  • Jack Nelson, legendary swim coach, dies at 82

    FORT LAUDERDALE – Jack Nelson, one of the most influential and visible figures in Fort Lauderdale's swimming scene, passed away Wednesday morning from complications related to Alzheimer's disease. He was 82. Nelson, a former Olympic swimmer...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Detailed accusations against Bill Cosby recast a cultural icon

    Detailed accusations against Bill Cosby recast a cultural icon
    They didn't see a comedian. They saw the "king of the world." Long before there was a Dr. Cliff Huxtable, before rumpled sweaters and a collective anointing as America's dad, Bill Cosby was magnified a hundredfold in the eyes of the young models and...
  • A Time For Closing The Book On New Britain's Leaves & Pages

    A Time For Closing The Book On New Britain's Leaves & Pages
    NEW BRITAIN — For the loyal patrons and the owners alike, "last call" at Leaves & Pages on Friday was a time for a final round of jokes, plenty of hugs and more a few tears. "This place was like Cheers, it really was. Everybody looked out for...