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Alzheimer's Disease

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Top Alzheimer's Disease Articles

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  • James FitzGerald, exec who aided Scouting, dies

    An accomplished business executive who family said helped develop safer fuel cells for airplanes during World War II, James E. FitzGerald also made time for the Boy Scouts of America, leading a Glencoe troop for nearly 40 years. Mr. FitzGerald, who...
  • Fall Guide: Health walks and events

    Each fall, health organizations organize events to support their causes, and to raise funds and awareness for a litany of the diseases that afflict us. At the same time, numerous others offer health fairs and screenings, often free of charge, to aid in...
  • Bulletin Board

    Monday Art exhibit, "Common Ground: Artists in the Everglades," Schmidt Center Gallery, Florida Atlantic University, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton. 1-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 1-5 p.m. Saturday through Nov. 5. Eight artists display their original works...
  • Down syndrome and Alzheimer's: A double burden

    Down syndrome and Alzheimer's: A double burden
    Jeff Malanoski sat in front of his bowl of cereal, watching "The Price is Right" and forgetting to eat his breakfast. His sister, Marilyn Long, sat at the table next to him and repeatedly reminded him. "Why don't you eat your cereal?" she coaxed,...
  • Police look for missing Cragin woman

    Police look for missing Cragin woman
    Police are looking for a Cragin woman last seen Wednesday afternoon. Mercedes Sandoval, 71, of the 2500 block of North Lotus Avenue, left her home without her family knowing around 4:30 p.m., according to a release from the Chicago Police Department&...
  • 'Still Alice' Lands Oscar-Qualifying Run for Julianne Moore

    Even if "Maps to the Stars" won't open in theaters this year, Julianne Moore is back in the Oscars race. Sony Pictures Classics announced on Friday that it would be releasing the drama "Still Alice," where Moore plays a woman diagnosed with early...
  • German Alzheimer's drug developer Probiodrug plans Amsterdam IPO

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's Probiodrug AG, a developer of treatments for Alzheimer's disease plans to list its shares in Amsterdam via an initial public offer (IPO), it said on Thursday, adding to the growing number of European biotech firms looking...
  • Howard County health digest

    Classes at hospital Howard County General Hospital will sponsor the following classes at the HCGH Wellness Center, Suite 100, 10710 Charter Drive, Columbia unless otherwise listed. Advanced registration for all programs at hcgh.com. Information: 410-740-...
  • Steinberg: Urgent action needed

    Amid the unrelenting furor surrounding the NFL and domestic violence the past three weeks, a critically important story concerning football, and all collision sports slipped by virtually unnoticed. A projection was made from NFL documents in the...
  • Seventh Annual Walk To End Alzheimer's In Enfield Is Sunday

    ENFIELD — People will walk around Asnuntuck Community College Sunday during the seventh annual Walk To End Alzheimer's. For Connie Rossi, the walk is an opportunity to raise awareness of the disease and help support research and education. Her 79-...
  • Nursing Homes Fined Following Lapses In Care, Verbal Abuse Of Residents

    Two nursing homes have been fined by the state Department of Public Health in connection with verbal abuse of residents, pressure sores that were not monitored and the case of a resident who fell 15 times in four months. On July 8, Greenwich Woods Health...