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This Is What It Really Feels Like to Have Alzheimer’s

According to the Alzheimer's Association, a person in the United States develops Alzheimer's disease every 67 seconds. Patient perspectives are vital to generating awareness, creating a useful dialogu…

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10 Reasons to Love the Herb St. John’s Wort

The popular herb St. John’s Wort (Hypericum perforatum) often gets an eyebrow raise from the media, even in the face of whole volumes of research espousing its effectiveness for many health concerns. …

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Victory! FDA Bans Trans Fats

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today that it will give the food industry three years to eliminate trans fats from foods in the food supply. The news comes after an advisory in 2013 in…

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Memory Loss Isn’t the Only Alzheimer’s Symptom to Look Out For

Memory issues are a hallmark symptom of Alzheimer’s disease, but new research indicates that the younger a person is when they start developing the disease, the more likely they are to experience cogn…

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Why So Many People with Alzheimer’s Aren’t Being Diagnosed

If you or someone you love was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, would you want to know? According to a new report from the Alzheimer’s Association, the majority of Americans with Alzheimer’s dis…

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Need Some Inspiration? This Musician with Alzheimer’s Just Won a Grammy

Glen Campbell won his sixth Grammy this past Sunday, proving that the human spirit is more powerful than any kind of medical diagnosis. “I’m Not Gonna Miss You,” co-written by Campbell and Julian R…

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Exposure to Monsanto’s Roundup Pesticide Doubles Cancer Risk

The International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health found a link between some pesticides and a significantly increased risk of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma—a type of cancer of the lymphati…

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5 Things People with Alzheimer’s Want to Tell You

To honor National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month, we asked men and women who are living with Alzheimer's to share their thoughts on what they'd like to tell the world: I've been diagnosed, no…

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The Heartwarming Reason a 31-Year-Old Bride Planned Her Wedding in a Nursing Home

At 31 years old, Miriam Reeves just might be the youngest person ever to get married in a nursing home. She and her fiancé, Mark Davis, had every intention of tying the knot in their local church, unt…

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Monsanto is Messing With Animals’ Sperm

Animals exposed to the commonly-used pesticide Roundup are more likely to have an impaired sperm structure, suggests new research from the University of Caen, France. The scientists investigated th…

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