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Caregivers get hard lesson during Alzheimer's simulation

Five little tasks in eight minutes. Seemed simple enough. Things like fold towels, put on a sweater, drink half a cup of water, clear the Read More...

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Seven remarkable years
Oct 11, 2014 03:52PM

Oct. 5 marked the seventh anniversary since I was diagnosed with lung cancer. I have been thinking about what I … Read More...

Healthy eating on a budget
Oct 11, 2014 03:52PM

There is a growing public realization that a healthy diet plays a major role in good health and disease prevention. … Read More...

Free cruise gives local caregivers a much-needed break
Oct 3, 2014 10:32PM

"People who work in an assisted living facility, which I do, work eight to 10 hours a day and then … Read More...

Public transit programs may be the county's 'best-kept secret'
Sep 13, 2014 10:41PM

"People don't know that we exist," said Richard Kolar. "We're one of the county's best-kept secrets." Kolar -- fleet and … Read More...

Don't forget nutrition in your healthy living plan
Sep 13, 2014 10:41PM

Thursday morning, I found an email from my trainer. "I just wanted to ask you to try and be a … Read More...

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Flu Activity Up, Some Schools Closing
Dec 17, 2014 06:07PM

Flu season is ramping up, according to the CDC, which is reporting widespread flu activity in 14 states, including much of the U.S. mid-Atlantic region and several Southern states. Read More...

WebMD's Top Stories of 2014
Dec 16, 2014 11:43AM

These stories engaged our readers in 2014, heightening their awareness of diseases like Ebola and enterovirus D68 and informing them on topics ranging from the state of Alzheimer's treatment and prevention to signs of suicide after comedian Robin Williams' death. Read More...

Pregnancy Complication Linked to Autism
Dec 15, 2014 05:29PM

Unborn babies whose mothers get a pregnancy condition called preeclampsia may face a higher risk of having autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a large new study suggests. Read More...

A Virtual Refuge From Real Pain
Dec 11, 2014 04:09PM

Some researchers have turned to virtual reality to help certain people control temporary pain during procedures -- but research is expanding into ongoing, chronic pain as well. Read More...

Can Brain Training Give Athletes a Winning Edge?
Dec 11, 2014 04:09PM

For brain training to prove valuable, what you practice on-screen must translate into measurable improvements in your game. Read More...


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