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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • WWE seeking to block concussion-related lawsuits

    World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. is asking a federal judge to block lawsuits by former wrestlers who claim they have suffered long-term health problems from concussions they received in the ring. The Stamford-based company, in a lawsuit filed in U.S....
  • A drag queen's final tribute to the grandmother who loved and accepted him

    A drag queen's final tribute to the grandmother who loved and accepted him
    From under his black veil, sweat trickled down Paul Valdez's face. On the long walk to the casket in the towering Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, dozens of pairs of drifting eyes found him and bored in. To his left, through the veil's...
  • Announcements: More Independence Day events, summer day camps, watermen heritage tours,

    More Independence Day events •A naturalization ceremony welcoming 35 new citizens will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. at William Paca House and Garden, 186 Prince George St. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services officials will administer the Oath...
  • Government: Accounting exec earned leniency in Madoff case

    A 79-year-old former New York accounting firm executive who did work for some of Bernard Madoff's most important clients has earned leniency at sentencing because his cooperation provided new insights into history's largest financial fraud, prosecutors...
  • Woman with dementia missing from Jefferson Park

    Woman with dementia missing from Jefferson Park
    A woman with dementia was reported missing from her home in the Jefferson Park neighborhood, police said Thursday. Letitia Dziura, 63, was last seen in 4900 block of North Mason Avenue on Wednesday, police said. Police said she was wearing blue jeans,...
  • My aging brain makes me feel stupid

    My aging brain makes me feel stupid
    Meet my brain. It is the size of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's fist, the consistency of flan, weighs as much as a two-slice toaster and looks like ground round with a high fat content. If you saw it at the butcher's, you'd ask for something a little less beige....
  • Miriam Schapiro dies at 91; pioneer of feminist art movement

    Miriam Schapiro dies at 91; pioneer of feminist art movement
    When Miriam Schapiro took a break from her career as a painter and moved from New York to California in 1967, it was for her husband's job. By the time the couple returned to New York eight years later, she had established herself as a pioneer...
  • Walk to accommodate Jewish community

    Walk to accommodate Jewish community
    Pamela Higer-Polani needs the support of the local Jewish community. Higer-Polani, the chair of the second Boca Raton Walk to End Alzheimer's (set for Sept. 27 at Mizner Park Amphitheater), worked diligently to get the Walk on a Sunday morning so the...
  • Reader feedback July 2: Late games, puzzles

    Late games • Howard, Hampton: I wanted to leave a message about sports. Your job is to report news in a timely fashion. It's great that you had the Virginia (College World Series) story in the next day, but it's a day late. Not everyone has...
  • Competency questioned for driver charged in fatal Ohio crash

    Two psychologists have reached different opinions on whether a central Ohio driver is competent to stand trial for a downtown Columbus crash that led to the deaths of two pedestrians. Terrance Trent is accused of recklessly driving his truck into a...
  • TV This Week, June 28 - July 4: 'Snowpiercer' and more

    TV This Week, June 28 - July 4: 'Snowpiercer' and more
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 28 - July 4, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SUNDAY The new music doc "Glen Campbell ... I'...