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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • The long path to the Congressional Gold Medal

    The long path to the Congressional Gold Medal
    Pat Summitt may be on the way to receiving the Congressional Gold Medal, but Sally Ride has a way to go. Many are recommended for Congress' highest civilian honor, but only a handful receive it. Still, it's been awarded to a heart surgeon, a comedian,...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, July 6 Lakefront concert The Retro-Rockets bring oldies rock 'n' roll to Columbia's Lakefront for a free concert at 6:30 p.m. Bring blankets and enjoy live music outdoors. Monday, July 7 On the big screen "Monsters University" (rated G) will be...
  • NFL Will Eliminate Cap On Player Payments In Concussion Lawsuit

    The proposed NFL concussion settlement is back in the hands of a federal judge — and this time there's no limit on how much the league might be required to pay eligible retirees. Under the terms of the previous agreement, which was rejected in...
  • Steinberg: Urgent need To protect high school football players from brain injury

    After holding six conferences with Hall of Fame quarterback Warren Moon on athletic concussions from 1995 to 2008 I have called them a ticking time bomb and undiagnosed health epidemic. I had a crisis of conscience in representing hundreds of NFL players...
  • Feedback: Living Here, Medicaid fraud, Flag Day, stormwater and more

    •Ed, Poquoson: I liked this year's version of Living Here better than most except it's worth mentioning that our NASA Langley managed the first successful spacecraft to land on Mars (Viking) and still the only one to search for evidence for life...
  • Clippers sale: Trial to review Shelly Sterling's actions

    Clippers sale: Trial to review Shelly Sterling's actions
    A trial into whether Shelly Sterling had the right to sell the Clippers will not focus on her husband's mental capacity, but instead will review if she acted properly under the terms of a family trust and if Donald Sterling could legally kill the deal...
  • Jerilyn Logemann 1942-2014

    Jerilyn Logemann 1942-2014
    Jerilyn "Jeri" Logemann, a professor in Northwestern University's Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders who also taught in NU's Feinberg School of Medicine, was recognized internationally for her work on swallowing disorders known as...
  • Missing married couple with Alzheimer's die in desert car crash

    A married couple who were both suffering from Alzheimer's disease died in a one-car crash in Desert Center on Tuesday, a day after they were reported missing, authorities said. Jose Bracero, 73, and Consuelo Bracero, 75, were last seen leaving their...
  • Bobby Womack dies at 70; soul singer and song writer

    Bobby Womack dies at 70; soul singer and song writer
    Bobby Womack, a prolific gospel-soul singer who also wrote songs recorded by the Rolling Stones, Janis Joplin, George Benson and others, died Friday. He was 70. A representative from his label, XL Recordings, confirmed the death of the longtime Los...
  • Bulletin Board

    Wednesday Adult life issues, 10-11:30 a.m. and 5:30-7 p.m., Association for Community Counseling, 4731 W. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach. Free. Call 561-638-0908. Alzheimer's and dementia caregiver support group, first, third and fifth Wednesday of each...
  • Actors portray conflicts involving families with seniors

    Looking for something different to write about, I decided to attend an event June 26 at the Bain Center, in Columbia, sponsored by Karen Hull, the mental health coordinator for the Howard County Department on Aging. The Mental Health Players'...