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Early Signs Of Alzheimer’s Disease Found In Patients As Young As 20:

Alzheimer’s disease may not be just for grandparents to worry about: Groundbreaking new research from Northwestern University has found that amyloid protein — a hallmark of the devastating disease — starts accumulating in brain neurons of people as young as 20 years old.  179 more words

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Podcast on Federal Efforts to Reduce Antipsychotic Drug Use

Antipsychotic drugs are sometimes used to treat the behavioral symptoms of dementia in older adults. The Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning against giving these drugs for this condition, citing an increased risk of death. 39 more words

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Story of the week by the Mediocre Artist

So today I sat with some friends and started talking to them. We were telling eachother stories about situations that happened before. Some are funny some are still making me think. 456 more words

Why Does A Tube Of Cold Sore Cream Cost $2,500?

In Canada, you can buy a tube of brand-name prescription cold sore cream Zovirax for around $50. Its generic equivalent (acyclovir) is half that price. And even here in the states you can find generics acyclovir pills and… 396 more words

Police: Marijuana, cocaine found at Boardman liquor store

BOARDMAN, Ohio (WKBN) – Authorities arraigned a Poland man Wednesday after police found drugs in his office in Boardman in December, according to police and court records. 219 more words


When I let it happen...

Well folks, in just a few hours I’ll be heading out to Portsmouth NH. to take part in the New England Authors Expo. Should be fun – and a lot of talented writers and illustrators’ too. 119 more words


I felt his hand slowly touching my skin

I felt his hand slowly touching my skin. I could feel the cold arousing the goose bumps in my nakedness. Questions and doubts were racing into my brain as my eyes tried to focus on his face. 388 more words