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Duke University scientists have potentially discovered new avenues ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 197 comments on Thu Apr 16, 2015 at 01:11 PM PDT with 358 Recommends
APRIL is U.S. Sexual Assault Awareness Month (see also Panayiota Bertzikis's March 29 diary , the DK House of LIGHTS group, last April'...
by postmodernista
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Apr 16, 2015 at 06:39 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Two studies examining dementia were released recently. Both report a link between obesity in middle-aged people and the incidence of dementia. Confusingly, one study shows that obesity increases the ...
by edg
Comment Count 31 comments on Fri Apr 10, 2015 at 12:04 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
A few days ago, I glanced at Fox news and there with smug look on his face was Dick Cheney being interviewed. He said our President was the worst president of the United States. I went nuts and ...
by Vet63
Comment Count 98 comments on Fri Mar 20, 2015 at 02:18 PM PDT with 123 Recommends
A revolutionary new way of treating some of the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease may be on the horizon—using ultrasound. New research has yielded some exciting news from across ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 118 comments on Thu Mar 12, 2015 at 09:42 AM PDT with 184 Recommends
UPDATE: My wife's video was cut from the segment, but I hope that people found value who watched the show anyway. Seeing Gaby smile while she sang was pretty special. ABC World News Tonight every ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 18 comments on Fri Mar 06, 2015 at 11:20 AM PST with 33 Recommends
In the community spotlight, is a brilliant story about a nurse with Dementia. She lives in a state that does not give her that legal option to end her life on her terms. I am blessed to live in ...
by Vet63
Comment Count 20 comments on Thu Feb 19, 2015 at 05:18 PM PST with 26 Recommends
It was a beautiful day in Seattle. Take that Boston! I am in my front yard and fall over my feet. I broke off a branch of a beautiful red maple. I try and get up and can't. I crawl to my car grab ...
by Vet63
Comment Count 32 comments on Sun Mar 29, 2015 at 05:25 PM PDT with 28 Recommends
A skim of titles in this 180+ sampling of links to fairly readable medical journal articles emphasizing 2014 (with some earlier and later) illustrates professional grasp and understanding of ...
by mettle fatigue
Comment Count 24 comments on Sun Feb 15, 2015 at 04:00 PM PST with 17 Recommends
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-_hN8QVPE9xk/UqCb4ieZnRI/AAAAAAATc0g/R6lmiEq4_cw/w506-h337-no/14e9f9abec900bd7d42b775d7a85874c.jpg I run down a path that looks exactly like the picture you see. I'...
by Vet63
Comment Count 53 comments on Tue Jan 06, 2015 at 10:01 PM PST with 47 Recommends
I grew up in the 50's and 60's. We had electricity, but no running water other than a hand-pump at the kitchen sink. We had an outhouse, and in winter a chamber pot. We took baths in a galvanized ...
by Unknown Quantity
Comment Count 164 comments on Fri Dec 26, 2014 at 10:11 AM PST with 320 Recommends
Reprinted with permission. Originally posted on LinkedIn by JA Bourke. Foreword by ...
by GreyHawk
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Nov 23, 2014 at 08:24 AM PST with 23 Recommends
This diary is about untreated dementia and Alzheimers; the title is merely evocative of the situation. I suppose it comes as no surprise to anyone here that mental health services in this country ...
by fourthcornerman
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Nov 04, 2014 at 04:37 PM PST with 6 Recommends
Oftentimes in America, someone says or does something terribly ugly, something most of us agree has no place in a civilized society. Following the initial shock and condemnation, inevitably, it is ...
by Crashing Vor
Comment Count 46 comments on Wed Oct 01, 2014 at 04:55 AM PDT with 49 Recommends
Last week, Speaker of the House, John Boehner, waxed eloquent about people who were unemployed. Blaming the unemployed, he joked, "I think this idea that’s been born over last ... couple of years ...
by johnnygunn
Comment Count 39 comments on Tue Sep 23, 2014 at 11:46 AM PDT with 87 Recommends
Braaaiins! That burger is going to do bad things to that brain. Thanks, Colbert ('s graphics team)! Are there foods that can actually be detrimental to brain function? The ...
by Darwinian Detritus
Comment Count 28 comments on Sun Oct 19, 2014 at 04:00 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
can you ring that bell? Football wishes for your continued support in brain damaging it's professional and youth levels. So bring it and ring it loud.
by pearldive
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat Sep 06, 2014 at 01:43 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Dementia - mental health changes - Better Health Channel The doctor wasn't smiling. I had a call to visit her, so there I was. "How do think you did in the nearly 4 hours of tests I gave you?"The ...
by Vet63
Comment Count 86 comments on Sat Aug 30, 2014 at 05:04 PM PDT with 102 Recommends
We meet Sundays 7pm eastkost time, 4pm leftkost. Kosmail to postmodernista if you're interested in contributing a diary , new OR for republication. UPCOMING SCHEDULES post between Wednesday & Friday.
by mettle fatigue
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Dec 04, 2014 at 07:52 AM PST with 6 Recommends
It was a Perfect Day Do what you can, with what you have, where you are. --Theodore Roosevelt I remember. It was Saturday, October 11th, 2008: the day of our oldest daughter's wedding. It ...
by Steven Park
Comment Count 19 comments on Sun Oct 12, 2014 at 04:00 PM PDT with 18 Recommends