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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • Dedicated Nurse Fulfilled Her Life's Ambition

    Dedicated Nurse Fulfilled Her Life's Ambition
    Viola "Vi" Campbell, a nurse in the U.S. Navy and at Manchester Memorial Hospital, died on Nov. 23. She was 93. Viola "Vi" Campbell, a former U.S. Navy and Manchester Memorial Hospital nurse, died Nov. 23. She was 93. Campbell was born and raised in...
  • Film Review: Horror films of the past inform 'The Babadook'

    Film Review: Horror films of the past inform 'The Babadook'
    The one-sentence log line for “The Babadook” sounds generic and tiresomely familiar: Mom must protect her son from a hideous monster residing in their house. But Australian writer/director Jennifer Kent's debut feature gives it some new...
  • Carol D. Lockwood, opera singer

    Carol D. Lockwood, opera singer
    Carol D. Lockwood, an opera singer who performed for years with the Baltimore Civic Opera Company, died Nov. 28 at the Golden Living Nursing Home in Frederick from complications of Alzheimer's disease. She was 86. The daughter of Herbert L. Judge, a...
  • Martin Cramer: Apopka man devoted life to God and family

     Martin Cramer: Apopka man devoted life to God and family
    It seemed there was nothing Martin Cramer couldn't or wouldn't do. When he learned his daughter, who was studying in North Carolina, was having trouble with her vehicle, he flew from Florida to fix her transmission immediately. As deacon of First...
  • States focus on 'super-utilizers' to reduce Medicaid costs

    WASHINGTON In health policy circles, they are called "super-utilizers," but the name isn't meant to connote any special powers. Just the opposite. They are people whose complex medical problems make them disproportionately heavy users of expensive health...
  • Grammys 2015: Sam Smith, Iggy Azalea among top nominees

    Grammys 2015: Sam Smith, Iggy Azalea among top nominees
    Key 2015 Grammy Award nominations are going to the musical celebration of a woman's backside, a cheerleader-esque kiss-off to bullies and a heartfelt plea for love. But amid such diverse topics, Grammy voters still ignored two of the year's biggest feel-...
  • Yale 45, UConn 44: Wrapping Things Up From Gampel Pavilion

    STORRS – Nearing midnight, but we’ll hash over UConn loss to Yale, another three-pointer from the left corner. Yale is a good team, sure, an experienced team, but, of course, UConn has no business losing to Yale at Gampel Pavilion. No sugar-...
  • Yale Stuns UConn 45-44 On Montague Three-Pointer

    Yale Stuns UConn 45-44 On Montague Three-Pointer
    STORRS — The ball went out of bounds, and the officials took a good, long look at the video monitor to make sure they awarded it to the right team. Ryan Boatright, meanwhile, was at half court, a troubled look on his face, stretching his arms above...
  • 'Still Alice': Moore, Stewart elevate Alzheimer's drama, reviews say

    Another round of strong reviews should keep momentum going for "Still Alice" star Julianne Moore, who has emerged as an Oscar front-runner for her lead performance in Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland's drama about a brilliant college professor...
  • Four Nursing Homes Fined, One Following A Resident's Death

    Four Connecticut nursing homes have been fined by the state Department of Public Health following injuries and falls, including one fall that later resulted in a resident's death. Avon Health Center was fined $1,090 because of two incidents. On March 14,...
  • 'Still Alice' powerfully presents a mind falling to Alzheimer's

    Losing your mind is a terrible thing to watch, but the splendid acting in "Still Alice" makes it worth the pain. Scarier than any Elm Street nightmare, a horror film for the rest of us, it succeeds despite itself not because of one strong performance...