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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • Creator of pink plastic lawn flamingo dies at 79

    Creator of pink plastic lawn flamingo dies at 79
    The creator of the pink plastic lawn flamingo, the ultimate symbol of American lawn kitsch, has died. Donald Featherstone was 79. Featherstone's wife, Nancy, told The Associated Press on Tuesday that her husband died Monday at an elder care facility in...
  • Study: Scant evidence that medical pot helps many illnesses

    Medical marijuana has not been proven to work for many illnesses that state laws have approved it for, according to the first comprehensive analysis of research on its potential benefits. The strongest evidence is for chronic pain and for muscle...
  • New Assisted Living Facility Opens In South Windsor

    SOUTH WINDSOR — The town's newest senior living community is open for business. The Residence at South Windsor Farms, which sits on the corner of Buckland Road and Deming Street, welcomed its first residents in March and celebrated its grand...
  • Study: Scant Evidence That Medical Pot Helps Many Illnesses

    Study: Scant Evidence That Medical Pot Helps Many Illnesses
    CHICAGO (AP) — Medical marijuana has not been proven to work for many illnesses that state laws have approved it for, according to the first comprehensive analysis of research on its potential benefits. The strongest evidence is for chronic pain...
  • Lasers, magnetism allow glimpses of the human brain at work

    To the untrained eye, it looked like a seismograph recording of a violent earthquake or the gyrations of a very volatile day on Wall Street — jagged peaks and valleys in red, blue and green, displayed on a wall. But the story it told was not about...
  • More and more, growing older means making choices [Senior Circles]

    "It's about their choices." Dr. Anna Maria Izquierdo-Porrea, M.D., Ph.D., made this statement in her keynote address at this year's Maryland Gerontological Association conference, "Empowerment through Choices," held June 11 at Charlestown Retirement...
  • Work-in-progress 'LSD: The Opera' is powerful musical theater

     Work-in-progress 'LSD: The Opera' is powerful musical theater
    On April 19, 1943, a Swiss chemist in Basel treated himself to a small sample of a fungi-based substance, LSD-25, and rode his bicycle home, taking the first acid trip. A month earlier, a onetime hobo who had just built a 43-tone organ in Chicago and...
  • Prosecutors: Release man, 91, convicted for hauling drugs

    Prosecutors have asked a judge to grant the release of a 91-year-old Indiana man who was convicted of taking more than a ton of cocaine to Michigan for a Mexican drug cartel. Leo Sharp of Michigan City, Indiana, was sentenced to three years in federal...
  • Tuesday's TV highlights: 'Another Period' and more

    Tuesday's TV highlights: 'Another Period' and more
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 21 - 27, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES WWE Tough Enough Chris Jericho is the new...
  • Glenn Rogers, longtime Glen Ellyn school principal, dies at 83

     Glenn Rogers, longtime Glen Ellyn school principal, dies at 83
    Glenn W. Rogers taught at a grade school in Elmhurst before working as a principal at several west suburban schools, including a 27-year run as the head of Park View Elementary School in Glen Ellyn. "Glenn was a very good principal who really cared...
  • Nancy L. Kramer

    Nancy L. Kramer
    Nancy L. Kramer, who was a co-founder and first director of Downtown Baltimore Child Care Inc., which was known for its progressive approach to early childhood education, died Wednesday of Alzheimer's disease at Sunrise Senior Living in Columbia. She...