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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • Dennis Anderson: Former Louisiana agent made world (and bayou) better place

    Dave Hall spent most of his life protecting ducks and other wildlife in the bayou. Dave Hall rarely strapped on a sidearm. He had one but usually left it in his car. He did carry a badge, however, designating him as an agent of the federal government,...
  • Rekha Basu: Honor James Brady by taking real action on gun violence

    Some of the most powerful lessons about what is good for a nation begin with one person's tragedy. But too often, they're not implemented until more people are martyred to the cause. When he went to work as Ronald Reagan's press secretary in 1981,...
  • Meet Paro, a robot designed to help the elderly

    CUPERTINO, Calif. The elderly woman cooed softly and stroked the soft white fur of the creature in her lap, while it raised its head, batted its dark eyes and made a friendly mewing sound in return. "He's very nice," said 85-year-old Theresa McDaniel....
  • Accountable Care Organizations might help tame Medicare costs

    whatdoctorsknow.com Medicare is the 800-pound gorilla in the waiting room of health care reform. Health care costs are going up for everyone, but Medicare covers 50 million Americans -- more than any other single insurer. In 2009, total health care...
  • Bulletin Board

    Wednesday Alzheimer's and dementia caregiver support group, first, third and fifth Wednesday of each month, 2-4 p.m.; Seacrest Presbyterian Church, 203 N. Seacrest Blvd., Delray Beach. Respite care available, call ahead. All services free. Visit...
  • Yale Researchers Reverse Effects Of Alzheimer's In Mice

    Researching a new drug compound on mice, Yale School of Medicine researchers were able to reverse the effects of Alzheimer's on learning and memory, the school announced Tuesday. Yale School of Medicine psychiatry professor Paul Lombroso and others...
  • Truppa, Zubkova face off in Aug. 12 primary

    With the upcoming primary election focusing on the race for governor, one key political post often gets lost in the shuffle -- that of probate judge. Of 54 probate districts in the state, only one is having a Democratic primary – PD-27. The...
  • Reggie Williams recruits teammates on inspirational journey to run again

    Reggie Williams recruits teammates on inspirational journey to run again
    Reggie Williams started on this journey as a solitary man, with two scarred legs and the painful pursuit of doing something unthinkable. He wants to run for the first time in a decade, ignoring all the negative noise from every doctor he has talked to in...
  • Would You Walk With Me

    Would You Walk With Me The Impact of a Patient’s Request We often read about what caregivers provide, but we need to remind ourselves that patients also give of themselves in the most forthright and heartfelt ways. It is not what someone gives...
  • On The Fly

    A Browns fan urinated on Art Modell's grave and posted a video of the disgusting act on YouTube. How childish and pathetic. There's nothing wrong with being a passionate fan, nothing wrong with harboring a strong dislike for the owner who ripped your...
  • Grocery Shopping Tips for Seniors

    Grocery Shopping Tips for Seniors As we get older the ability to move around may diminish, let alone our capacity to drive our own personal vehicle. What happens when elderly parents, shut-ins, and older adults cannot go out to buy essential items...