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Alzheimer's Disease

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Top Alzheimer's Disease Articles

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  • MPTF Launches Alzheimer's Study, Backed by Directors Guild Foundation

    The Motion Picture Television Fund has received a 10-year commitment from the Directors Guild Foundation to support a research program into cognitive health and wellness programs. The program is launching with a two-year study to assess whether the...
  • Canyon Ranch: An Uber Spa Experience

    Canyon Ranch: An Uber Spa Experience
    LENOX, Mass. — If you've ever wondered if a spa visit is really worth it — or can change your life —- the following story should erase all doubt. I recently spent four days at Canyon Ranch, the world-famous Arizona-based health spa...
  • Review: 'Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me'

    Review: 'Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me'
    In 2011, while country crooner and legendary guitarist Glen Campbell prepared to tour in support of his latest album, his family revealed that he had received a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease. Remarkably, the Campbells not only proceeded with a "Goodbye...
  • Gordie Howe making progress: 'Spirits are good'

    NEW YORK Mark Howe has gone back to scouting games, because if there's anything that buoys his family's spirits, it's hockey. It has played a major role in helping his dad, Gordie Howe, convalesce after a serious stroke, one from which he's emerged in...
  • John Goodman juror Dennis DeMartin files appeal

    A new state court challenge this week claims infamous juror Dennis DeMartin should never have been found guilty of two criminal contempt charges — misconduct that led to Wellington polo executive John Goodman receiving a new DUI manslaughter trial....
  • Sister Catherine McHugh, active in elderly issues, dies

    Sister Catherine Elizabeth "Katie" McHugh spent decades as a teacher and leader in Chicago's Catholic organizations, and was a force for change in areas such as nursing home care, equitable housing and health care. One of Sister McHugh's crowning...
  • 2011 ALS 'breakthrough' recirculates hope on social media

    2011 ALS 'breakthrough' recirculates hope on social media
    An article announcing the discovery of a cause of ALS, the fatal neurodegenerative affliction commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease, has been the most clicked-on story this month at chicagotribune.com. But a head-scratching footnote has materialized:...
  • Football: One Hit Too Many

    Football: One Hit Too Many
    Last month, UConn quarterback Casey Cochran stunned fans by announcing that he was quitting football after suffering a concussion, the last of several he absorbed playing the game he loved. The son of legendary high school coach Jack Cochran, Casey...
  • Hollywood raises profile of ALS with two new films

    Hollywood raises profile of ALS with two new films
    Nanci Ryder has been RenĂ©e Zellweger's publicist for 20 years. She stayed in the waiting room when the actress had dental surgery and has walked her down the red carpet on Oscar night. "She's been a mentor, a big sister — a little sister,"...
  • Review: 'St. Vincent' ★★★

    Review: 'St. Vincent' ★★★
    For all the boozed and abusive amusement provided by the great Bill Murray in the good-enough "St. Vincent," the moment I liked best was Naomi Watts as a pregnant Russian stripper, manhandling a vacuum across the Murray character's ancient carpet. In...
  • Getting together in Howard County

    These groups meet regularly. 50+ Professionals — Singles social group for professionals ages 50 and older. New members are currently being accepted. Group meets for social events such as happy hours, brunches, dinners, theater, concerts, book clubs...