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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • Pro wrestlers from PA sue WWE over concussions

    Pro wrestlers from PA sue WWE over concussions
    Two former professional wrestlers accuse the WWE of "selling violence" while ignoring concussions that they say left them with serious brain injuries. The men, including one who performed under the name Skull Von Krush, have filed a potential class-...
  • 'Pale Emperor' ushers in the return of Marilyn Manson

    'Pale Emperor' ushers in the return of Marilyn Manson
    Marilyn Manson reached into his pocket and flicked open a switchblade. "The Roman Emperor Constantius was referred to as the 'Pale Emperor.' He liked to dress up as a woman and [torture] men and have them dance for him," Manson said in a candlelit,...
  • Comedy show Wednesday night to raise funds for Project Lifesaver/CANCELLED

    Comedy show Wednesday night to raise funds for Project Lifesaver/CANCELLED
    UPDATE: Wednesday's show has been cancelled, though it is expected to be rescheduled. Those who bought tickets will be reimbursed. Call: Lt. Patrick, 757-926-3991.   The Newport News Sheriff's Office Foundation is holding a benefit comedy show for...
  • 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...
  • Former WWE wrestlers sue over brain injuries

    Former WWE wrestlers sue over brain injuries
    Years of "chair shots," "flying head butts," "facebreakers," and "cobra clutch slams," have left former professional wrestlers with long-term brain injuries to which the sport's dominant league has continuously turned a blind eye, two ex-wrestlers...
  • 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...
  • New museum exhibit goes inside the brain

    New museum exhibit goes inside the brain
    A new traveling exhibit at Museum of Discovery and Science promises to get you thinking. "BRAIN: The World Inside Your Head" will run from Jan. 23 through May 3 at the Fort Lauderdale museum, 401 SW Second St. The 5,000-square-foot exhibit shows the...
  • How heavy, chronic drinking can affect your body

    How heavy, chronic drinking can affect your body
    Whether it's one night or a regular habit, heavy drinking can do a number on your body, experts said. The physical effects of alcohol consumption range from irritating to serious to fatal, as alcohol is a risk factor in developing certain cancers or...
  • Oscars: Academy makes progress with 'American Sniper'

    Oscars: Academy makes progress with 'American Sniper'
    With the Oscar nominations, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has taken a lot of lumps for a lack of diversity. But the academy made a lot of progress this year in other ways. In putting up "American Sniper" for best picture, voters...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Justified' on FX

    Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Justified' on FX
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 18 - 24, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES The Flash Former "Prison Break" costars...
  • Simsbury Police Offer Tracking Devices For Wander-Prone Residents

    SIMSBURY — The police department issued its first "wanderer" lifesaving technology Tuesday to an 11-year-old boy with autism, the start of the town's Project Lifesaver. Project Lifesaver provides tracking devices worn around the wrist or ankle to...