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Missing Woman With Alzheimer’s Last Seen At O’Hare

CHICAGO (CBS) — Police are looking for an elderly woman with Alzheimer’s disease who went missing Friday after leaving O’Hare International Airport.

Maria Brito, 76, was last seen exiting Terminal 3 at O’Hare on Friday morning, according to a missing person alert from Chicago Police. 100 more words

News

Understanding Anxiety

Traffic has the ability to induce anxiety.

When one is stuck in traffic, over and over, dread foreshadows the beginning of anxiety.

Deeply exhaling anxious thoughts diminishes the effect of traffic woes. 71 more words

Alzheimer's Disease

Olive oil shows signs of protecting memory

The Mediterranean diet, rich in plant-based foods, is associated with a variety of health benefits, including a lower incidence of dementia. Now, researchers at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (LKSOM) have identified a specific ingredient that protects against cognitive decline: extra-virgin olive oil, a major component of the Mediterranean diet. 625 more words

Everyday Science

Every Day A Little Death - Confessions Of A Rotten Little Bastard, Part 24

Every day a little death
In the parlor, in the bed,
In the curtains, in the silver,
In the buttons, in the bread.
Every day a little sting… 746 more words

Confessions

Plant reveals anti-Alzheimer's compounds

Japanese scientists develop a new technique to isolate active therapeutic compounds for Alzheimer’s disease from plants.

— By Conn Hastings

Japanese scientists have developed a method to isolate and identify active compounds in plant medicines, which accurately accounts for drug behavior in the body. 582 more words

Science

Secret GOP Healthcare Plan Revealed

If you are wondering what might be in the super-secret Senate bill on revamping the nation’s healthcare system–wonder no more. For I am about to reveal the details based upon some recent personal input on the matter. 1,727 more words

Politics