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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • REVIEW: 'King Lear' at Chicago Shakespeare Theater ★★★½

    REVIEW: 'King Lear' at Chicago Shakespeare Theater ★★★½
    Barbara Gaines' raw and visceral Chicago Shakespeare Theater production of "King Lear" begins, poorly, with the titular monarch, he who hath ever but slenderly known himself, fast-forwarding through the songs of Frank Sinatra. Smashing his plastic...
  • Silver Alert canceled for Weston woman who had been missing

    The Silver Alert that was issued for a Weston woman was canceled early Thursday morning, according to Florida's Department of Elder Affairs. Details about the alert cancellation for Victoria Champagne were not provided. The alert was activated on...
  • Buildings are going purple for Alzheimer's awareness

    Buildings are going purple for Alzheimer's awareness
    Well-known Costa Mesa and Newport Beach sites are being given a touch of purple this week in support of Alzheimer's disease awareness. The Alzheimer's Assn.'s GO Purple OC campaign, which runs through Sept. 21, will touch landmarks throughout Orange...
  • Shouldn't you encourage children not to play football?

    It is well-established that smokers face a hugely increased chance that they will one day suffer from lung cancer. Some things just aren’t good for you. In a recent Tribune story, the NFL was reported in agreement with a study concluding that...
  • NFL is badly tarnished, but money keeps rolling in

    As we digest the news about recent domestic violence cases involving NFL players, let's consider the backdrop. In the National Football League, these are indeed the best of times and the worst of times. The game has never been more popular or more...
  • Charity event will benefit Alzheimer's group

    The Big Dog Saloon, 4060 N. County Road 19A in Mount Dora, will have a fundraiser to benefit the Alzheimer's Association form 2 to 6 p.m. Oct. 4. Activities will include silent and Chinese auctions, 50-50 drawing, mystery Beanie Babies sale and more....
  • For Roche CEO, celebrating failure is key to success

    LONDON (Reuters) - Roche Chief Executive Severin Schwan likes to crack open the champagne with his drug research teams at the end of a big project - especially when they fail. As the boss of one of the world's most successful pharmaceutical companies,...
  • Walk with a cause: Prevent Alzheimer's

    The Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's is the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research. As this year's event chair, I am joining participants of all ages on Nov. 1 at Hollywood North...
  • Have your say on mental health coverage in Virginia

    Have your say on mental health coverage in Virginia
    Want a say on expanding mental health coverage to the uninsured? The Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services, DMAS, is requesting public comment on a June 20 proposal to extend health coverage to 20,000 uninsured Virginians with a serious...
  • Newport News car and motorcycle show to benefit Project Lifesaver

    Newport News car and motorcycle show to benefit Project Lifesaver
    Want to show off your vehicle or take a whack at a beat-up car with a sledge hammer for a good cause? The Newport News Sheriff's Office is hosting its 3rd annual Project Lifesaver Benefit Car & Motorcycle Show Sunday. Project Lifesaver helps provide...
  • REVIEWS: 'Isaac's Eye' ★★½ and 'Death Tax' ★★

    REVIEWS: 'Isaac's Eye' ★★½ and 'Death Tax' ★★
    This past weekend, two works by the same author opened at two leading Chicago-area theater companies, Writers Theatre in Glencoe and Lookingglass Theatre in Chicago. This would not be so unusual if the playwright was William Shakespeare or David Mamet,...