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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • Team works to find a treatment for a rare, deadly disease

    FORT WORTH, Texas Shortly after Richard Rainwater was diagnosed with a degenerative brain disease in 2009, the billionaire Fort Worth investor gathered with family members and a team of doctors in New York to learn more about progressive supranuclear...
  • Eddie Zolna, legendary Chicago 16-inch softball player, dies at 85

    Eddie Zolna, legendary Chicago 16-inch softball player, dies at 85
    Known as "Mr. Softball" and "Eddie the Edge," Eddie Zolna assembled, managed and pitched for championship teams that dominated Chicago's 16-inch softball scene throughout the 1960s and '70s. Mr. Zolna's team, the Bobcats, won 12 national titles by...
  • State threatens to close West Delray assisted-living center

    State threatens to close West Delray assisted-living center
    A 170-bed assisted living facility in westDelray Beach may be shut down by state regulators after one resident wandered off and drowned, and another broke her neck and lay unnoticed for hours. Grand Villa of Delray East, located on Sims Road, was...
  • Senior Living Column: A long-term planning questionnaire helps clarify decisions

    This week I came across a worksheet I created for my mother more than 10 years ago. She was considering moving from the home she and my father built, the home she had lived in for more than 50 years. I was shocked to see that the issues I identified...
  • Peggy Charren dies at 86; tireless advocate for quality children's TV

    Critics of Peggy Charren, a tireless activist for quality children's television, accused her of hating TV. But Charren, who founded the highly influential Action for Children's Television in 1968 to combat "wall-to-wall monster cartoons," said it was...
  • John Bayley, half of a famed and devoted literary couple, dies at 89

    John Bayley, half of a famed and devoted literary couple, dies at 89
    As marriages go, John Bayley and Iris Murdoch's was one for the ages — doting, dotty and undyingly tolerant. He was the eminent critic and Oxford don, who also was known to stuff his pockets with leftovers. She was the brilliant novelist and...
  • New Saudi king moves quickly to avoid future power struggle

    Saudi Arabia's newly ascended King Salman buried his predecessor, King Abdullah, on Friday, then moved quickly at a time of regional turmoil to allay fear of a looming power struggle among hundreds of princes in the next generation of the House of Saud....
  • New Saudi king not expected to change oil prices, women's rights

    WASHINGTON Barely 24 hours into his reign, every aspect of King Salman's life was under scrutiny Friday as foreign policy analysts attempted to divine how he'll lead Saudi Arabia through domestic pressures, messy regional conflicts and a showdown over...
  • NAMM 2015: Remo develops drums tuned to those with disabilities

    NAMM 2015: Remo develops drums tuned to those with disabilities
    At the 2015 National Assn. Of Music Merchants show in Anaheim, it sounded like heresy to hear a marketing honcho for one of the world's leading drum manufacturers say, "We're not trying to turn everyone into a professional drummer." After all NAMM is...
  • Around Town: Kids' inventions on display at Irvine Valley College contest

    Around Town: Kids' inventions on display at Irvine Valley College contest
    More than 450 young inventors in kindergarten through eighth grade will vie for awards and more than $10,000 in cash prizes Saturday in the 28th annual Irvine Valley College "Astounding Inventions" competition. The event runs from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in...
  • Moore gives Oscar-worthy performance in 'Still Alice'

    Julianne Moore walked away with the Golden Globe for best actress in a drama beating out the likes of Rosamund Pike in "Gone Girl," Felicity Jones in "The Theory of Everything" and Reese Witherspoon in "Wild" for a film that has received far less exposure...