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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • Six surprising things that can lower your IQ

    Even if you can easily complete the daily crossword puzzle and regularly trounce your pals in Words With Friends — classic ways to keep your mind sharp — there may be other everyday habits chipping away at your intellect, sabotaging your...
  • Police calls made to couple's home prior to murder-suicide

    Authorities say police had responded on at least three occasions to the home of an elderly couple who died over the weekend in a murder-suicide at their northern New Jersey residence. Autopsies determined 100-year-old Michael Juskin killed his wife, 88-...
  • Bill Griffiths dies at 91; promoter brought glitz to roller derby

     Bill Griffiths dies at 91; promoter brought glitz to roller derby
    Bill Griffiths, a roller derby impresario who built the sport in Los Angeles and tried to glamorize the local Thunderbirds with sexy stars and over-the-top stunts, died Sunday at a nursing home in Tarzana. He was 91. He had Alzheimer's disease, his...
  • Court considers when dementia makes person unable to consent

    A former state lawmaker accused of raping his wife in a nursing home is forcing an Iowa court to confront a little-discussed question of aging: When is a person suffering from dementia unable to consent to sex? The case centers on Henry and Donna Lou...
  • Erectile dysfunction drugs may help fight throat, neck cancer, study shows

    MIAMI Researchers have discovered that the little blue and yellow pills that have boosted men's sex lives for more than two decades may actually someday help fight everything from liver disease and Alzheimer's to multiple sclerosis and cancer. The latest...
  • Robert E. Sundius Sr., electrical engineer

    Robert E. Sundius Sr., electrical engineer
    Robert E. Sundius Sr., a retired electrical engineer who had a lengthy career in private industry and government, died March 31 at Stella Maris Hospice of complications from vascular dementia. He was 84. The son of Carl Edwin Sandius, an accountant, and...
  • Business Highlights

    ___ Summer gas prices expected to be 32 percent lower this year Drivers will see the lowest summer gasoline prices in about 6 years, according to the Energy Department. The national average price is forecast to fall 32 percent from a year ago to $2....
  • Book reviews: Trio of thrillers on tap for Writers Live! panel

    Book reviews: Trio of thrillers on tap for Writers Live! panel
    'Every Fifteen Minutes' By Lisa Scottoline. St. Martin's, 448 pages, $27.99 Lisa Scottoline, who seems to own permanent spots on best-sellers lists, made her career with engrossing legal thrillers featuring strong characters and hefty plots. That...
  • Museums offer array of programs for the disabled

    On a recent Sunday, a group of museum visitors sat in front of a large canvas by the French artist Jean Dubuffet as their guide described the work — an abstract painting created with crumpled aluminum foil tinted with oil paint. The guide then...
  • Home Health Care Agency: Tips to Help Seniors Stay Socially Engaged

    Activities that Enhance Social Interaction, Staying in Touch the Old Fashion Way, and Using Technology to Communicate Seniors who feel socially isolated are at a higher risk of premature death than individuals who are socially active and do not feel...
  • UPDATED: Actors' real stories about sleeping audience members

    UPDATED: Actors' real stories about sleeping audience members
    The Tribune asked theater actors to tell us about memorable encounters with sleeping audience members, and the stories came tumbling in. We ran the first batch on Sunday; today we have even more to share. Here they are all together, with the newer...