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Getting A Handle On Stress May Reduce Risk Of Dementia
2013-03-19 09:33:26

Stress, hypertension, high blood pressure – no matter what you call it, researchers are warning it can increase the risk of dementia. And by controlling or preventing risk factors that lead to hypertension earlier in life, people may limit or delay the changes in their brain associated with Alzheimer’s disease and other age-related cognitive declines

2013-02-24 23:03:14

The founders of wall art company WOW Memories have announced they will be donating one of their pieces for auction at the Rita Hayworth Gala in Chicago and will be working together with the Alzheimer’s

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

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.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.