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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • Kicking the trans fat habit

    Kicking the trans fat habit
    In a long-awaited step, the Food and Drug Administration last week set a 2018 deadline for the food industry to stop using the artery-clogging trans fats that are the nation's leading cause of heart disease. The FDA has known for years that trans fats...
  • Yale Researchers Working To Unlock Mysteries Of The Brain

    Yale Researchers Working To Unlock Mysteries Of The Brain
    NEW HAVEN (AP) — 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...
  • Report: Wait lists for vets even longer today than last year

    The number of veterans seeking health care but ending up on waiting lists of one month or more is 50 percent higher now than it was a year ago when a scandal over false records and long wait times wracked the Department of Veterans Affairs, The New York...
  • Paula Wolfert tribute cookbook project launched on Kickstarter

     Paula Wolfert tribute cookbook project launched on Kickstarter
    Paula Wolfert, the famed cookbook author and teacher who has been diagnosed with the early stages of dementia, is the focus of an unusual tribute: a "biographical cookbook" being funded through Kickstarter. "Unforgettable: Bold Flavors From a Renegade...
  • Dead inmate's wife accuses Shelby prison staff of negligence

    The wife of a Montana man who died in custody is accusing the staff of a Shelby prison of refusing him medical treatment because he was only a temporary inmate awaiting a transfer to a federal medical facility. Sherry Flor is suing Crossroads...
  • Using personal experiences to connect with the community

    Using personal experiences to connect with the community
    I began volunteering for the Alzheimer's Association in 2014 because I wanted to be a part of an outstanding organization at which my time spent would be satisfying and rewarding. After graduating with my master's degree in gerontology from Towson...
  • The U.S. Supreme Court: An unlikely supporter for sensible gun laws

    The U.S. Supreme Court: An unlikely supporter for sensible gun laws
    Conservative majorities in legislatures in the Southern and Western U.S. have aggressively expanded gun rights in recent years. But there is one venue where the conservative majority has proved surprisingly reluctant to join this movement: the U.S....
  • Retired prof with Parkinson's works on device to better control disease

    Retired prof with Parkinson's works on device to better control disease
    When UCF Professor Emeritus Richard Gilson diagnosed himself with Parkinson's disease a dozen years ago, one of his first thoughts was: Here's a great research opportunity. Someone else might have focused on his limitations, but Gilson set about...
  • Barbara Pheil, teacher and singer

    Barbara Pheil, teacher and singer
    Barbara McGinnis Pheil, who sang soprano and was a retired preschool teacher, died of complications from Alzheimer's disease June 16 at Arden Courts in Ruxton. The Timonium resident was 77. Born Barbara Ellen McGinnis in Baltimore, she was the...
  • Caring for dementia patients requires special skills

    The way family members and caregivers treat someone with Alzheimer's or dementia can have a huge impact on that person's comfort and well-being, according to Pamela Atwood, a gerontologist and the Director of Dementia Care Services at Hebrew Health Care...
  • Summer TV 2015: Which new dramas and comedies are worth a look

    Summer TV 2015: Which new dramas and comedies are worth a look
    Summer brings more scientific proof that TV's oceans are indeed rising with a glut of content. Among other unnatural disasters between now and Labor Day, Syfy has a D.C.-based "Sharknado" movie (July 22) and there's a Lifetime movie about the behind-the-...