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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • Residents' Absences, Injuries Result In Nursing Home Fines

    The state Department of Public Health has fined six nursing homes more than $1,000 each for incidents that included residents leaving the homes unattended and falls that resulted in injuries. On July 18, Danbury Health Care Center was fined $1,300 in...
  • Frank Mazzola, who staged James Dean's famous fight scene in 'Rebel Without a Cause,' has died

    Frank Mazzola, the real-life tough guy who taught James Dean how to stage an authentic-looking knife fight for the classic 1955 film "Rebel Without a Cause," has died at age 79. Mazzola, who went on to a long career as a Hollywood film editor, died Jan....
  • Check It Out: Prepare yourself for 2015's movies

    The holidays announced the arrival to the big screen of two longtime chart-topping books, "American Sniper" and "Unbroken." This appears destined to be a year of dozens of popular book adaptations. Before watching the films, check out the books they...
  • Leesburg expo will showcase variety of low-vision vendors

    New Vision for Independence Inc., a nonprofit that provides assistance and training for blind and visually impaired individuals in Lake and Sumter counties, will have its fifth annual Low-Vision Expo from 10 a.m. to noon Feb. 12 in the Magnolia Room at...
  • Two Nursing Homes Cited After Resident Deaths

    Seven nursing homes were recently fined more than $1,000 each by the state Department of Public Health, including a Bridgeport home and a Hamden facility that were each cited in connection with the death of a resident. The residents who died were at...
  • Volunteering in Anne Arundel

    Annapolis Optimist Club Volunteers 18 and older are needed to help with the organization's youth-based programs, which include sports, Scouts, camps, charitable campaigns, teaming youth with law enforcement agencies and more. Information: 410-268-5878 or...
  • 'Mambo dame' Barbara Craddock dies

    Barbara Craddock was born to dance. And though she came from a different culture, she defended the mambo, son, guaguancó, cha-cha-cha and other Latin rhythms on dance floors around the world. Craddock, who danced, choreographed and lectured alongside...
  • Disasters: Bad idea to take from Peter to pay Paul: Front Burner

    Disasters: Bad idea to take from Peter to pay Paul: Front Burner
    What happens when we cut government programs whenever we have to provide disaster relief? We turn a natural disaster into an economic one. That's Economics 101. Disaster relief is a form of insurance. You pay it in good times, and it pays you in bad...
  • Frank Mazzola dies at 79; staged fight in 'Rebel Without a Cause'

    Frank Mazzola dies at 79; staged fight in 'Rebel Without a Cause'
    Actor James Dean has symbolized teen rebellion for 60 years, but it was a tough kid from Hollywood who showed him the fine points. The hot-tempered leader of a street gang called the Athenians, Frank Mazzola staged the famous knife fight in "Rebel...
  • Commentary: 'Still Alice' is raising awareness about Alzheimer's disease

    People often go to the movies to escape their problems. In the case of "Still Alice," many are flocking to the theaters to see their lives' biggest struggles writ large. Based on the novel of the same name, "Still Alice" tells the story of a brilliant...
  • Genes linked to brain size may help explain some neurological diseases

    Genes linked to brain size may help explain some neurological diseases
    In one of the largest research undertakings of its kind, a team of geneticists and neuroscientists has uncovered a number of genetic variations that influence the size of some key brain structures, including the hippocampus and the putamen. The result may...