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Alzheimer's Disease Cases Will Triple By 2050: Thanks To Baby Boomers
2013-02-07 07:33:08

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Baby Boomers, those born in the post-World War II Era between 1946 and 1964, are on the doorstep of a major health crisis that is set to plague the US healthcare system in the coming years. A new study published Feb. 6 in the journal Neurology states that the number of people with Alzheimer´s disease will nearly triple in the next 40 years, placing a massive burden on society. This health crisis, due to the baby boom...

2013-01-22 23:02:03

The Alzheimer's Association selects 24HR HomeCare as a preferred provider. Culver City, CA (PRWEB) January 22, 2013 The Alzheimer's Association has designated 24HR HomeCare as a preferred provider of its California Southland Chapter´s 2012-13 Respite Program for the City of Los Angeles. The initiative gives selected families free in-home healthcare services. The institution's respite program determines and provides the amount of time and care needed to provide a full-time family...


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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin