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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • Keep your eye on the glycemic index to stave off holiday weight gain

    Harvard Health Blog With the holiday season in full swing, you might wonder why you feel compelled return to the office cookie tin or sample the dessert platter at parties more often than you should. The glycemic index--a measure of how fast...
  • EatingWell: Research shows 3 new benefits of drinking coffee

    Go ahead, brew and pour. Previous studies have shown that coffee can lower your risk of diabetes, liver cancer, Alzheimer's and skin cancer. Here are three new reasons to drink your coffee and feel good about it: 1. Boost your blood flow A new study...
  • Managing stress is a must for caregivers of dementia patients

    If you're caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease, you could end up suffering from caregiver burnout if you're not vigilant. The prescription for this common ailment: Find ways to reduce your stress. "The strain of caregiving can sneak up on us,"...
  • Brooke Shields explores complex relationship with mother in 'There Was a Little Girl'

    "There Was a Little Girl: The Real Story of My Mother and Me" by Brooke Shields; Dutton (416 pages, $26.95) Among child stars, Brooke Shields has a survivor status that could rival hip-hop's 50 Cent: a possessive, alcoholic mother, postpartum...
  • Setting Aside A Piece Of Christmas For A Struggling Friend

    For me, this will be a George Smith Christmas. That is to say, I'll be thinking about him. As a man who has never had a bad Christmas, I feel compelled to put a piece of the beautiful holiday aside and devote that part of it to old friend George. He is...
  • Pope, on Christmas Eve, urges world to be open to God

    Pope, on Christmas Eve, urges world to be open to God
    Pope Francis ushered the world's 1.2 billion Roman Catholics into Christmas on Wednesday, urging them to allow God to enter their lives to help combat darkness and corruption. The 78-year-old Argentine pope led a solemn Christmas Eve Mass for thousands...
  • Blunt words from Pope Francis

    Blunt words from Pope Francis
    In holiday messages at this time of year, the boss usually musters the energy to say nice things to the people who work for him. Even if he's exasperated by the performance of his employees or beset by arrogant bullies on the corporate rungs above him....
  • State probing complaints about travel club

    State probing complaints about travel club
    Barbara and Julius Glassman, snowbirds who divide their time between South Florida and Poughkeepsie, N.Y., were looking forward to spending time with their grandchildren when they paid $5,000 to join a travel club they knew as Global Paradise Outlet. It...
  • Group's president talks dangers of hearing loss

    Oscar Segal, president of the South Palm Beach County Chapter of the Hearing Loss Association of America, Inc., has had profoundly less than normal hearing since he was 8, he recently told an audience of hard of hearing people. "There are 48 million...
  • A Teacher's holiday wish: a memory restored

    A Teacher's holiday wish: a memory restored
    "Psst." "Excuse me." "Hey, you. Yeah, you." These words might grab the attention of someone in a theater or a checkout line or at a Fight Club, but in the workplace or in the schoolhouse, people like to be called by name. Yet, increasingly, I am...
  • Exclusive: Express Scripts presses for more drug savings with coverage list

    Express Scripts , the largest manager of prescription drug plans for U.S. employers, is taking an increasingly aggressive stance in price negotiations with pharmaceutical companies after winning discounts on medications with a strategy introduced last...