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Alzheimer's Disease

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Top Alzheimer's Disease Articles

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  • New questions about why more women than men have Alzheimer's

    Nearly two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer's disease are women, and now some scientists are questioning the long-held assumption that it's just because they tend to live longer than men. What else may put woman at extra risk? Could it be genetics?...
  • Elderly Leesburg couple headed to Kansas found in Georgia

    Elderly Leesburg couple headed to Kansas found in Georgia
    Phoning their son last week, one day into a 1,200-mile road trip to Kansas, Donald and Patricia Wehner of Leesburg admitted they were lost in Tennessee. The elderly couple's son, whom they were traveling to visit, told them not to worry about it and...
  • U.S. Bank wealth management executive learned from early setbacks

    MINNEAPOLIS Margaret Paddock, who runs the Twin Cities private client wealth management business for U.S. Bank, learned early about financial management. Born in Poland, she moved to the Chicago area as an infant. Paddock's father left when she was 13 and...
  • Former State Trooper Sentenced In Rape Of 81-Year-Old Woman

    Former State Trooper Sentenced In Rape Of 81-Year-Old Woman
    HARTFORD — A former state trooper who had been fired for misconduct, including inappropriate conduct toward women, was sentenced Monday to two years in prison and 10 years of probation for brutally raping an 81-year-old woman at a Windsor Locks...
  • Stephen A. Zahurak, chemical engineer

    Stephen A. Zahurak, chemical engineer
    Stephen A. Zahurak, a retired Bethlehem Steel Corp. chemical engineer and a World War II veteran, died Thursday at his daughter's Sparks home of complications from Alzheimer's disease. He was 97. The son of John Zahurak and Susannah Zahurak, Stephen A....
  • Golf's Peter Oosterhuis says he has early onset Alzheimer's

    Former British golfer and CBS analyst Peter Oosterhuis says he has early onset Alzheimer's disease. The 67-year-old Oosterhuis went public with the news in Golf World's digital magazine Monday with hopes it can bring attention and raise money toward...
  • Community news for Hebron edition

    Local students recognized SPRINGFIELD, MA - Kyle N. Barrett and Sean P. McAllister of Lebanon have been named to Dean's List at Western New England University for the Spring semester of 2015. SCRANTON, PA - Audrey Marinelli of Columbia was among over 1,...
  • Two cultures, same risk for cognitive impairment from diabetes

    ROCHESTER, Minn. Diabetes is a known risk factor for cognitive decline and dementia, age-related conditions that affect memory and thinking skills. However, little is known about how the diabetes-cognitive decline link compares across cultures....
  • New questions about why more women than men have Alzheimer's

    New questions about why more women than men have Alzheimer's
    Nearly two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer's disease are women, and now some scientists are questioning the long-held assumption that it's just because they tend to live longer than men. What else may put woman at extra risk? Could it be genetics?...
  • Letter: Don’t forget about the elderly in cars

    Editor: When alerting citizens to danger of leaving babies, children, and pets in cars in summer even with engine running and locked, don’t forget the elderly/frail or mentally challenged (including those with Alzheimer’s). Anyone could...
  • World Cup, gospel music, Glen Campbell: This weekend

    World Cup, gospel music, Glen Campbell: This weekend
    The weekend highlights, by night: Friday The night's most-watched telecast is likely to be the Women's World Cup on Fox. The United States takes on China at 7:30 p.m. Disney Channel should win over young viewers with "Teen Beach 2," the sequel to...