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  • Glen Campbell Grammy
    Glen Campbell wins best song of the year at Grammy’s with Alzheimer’s song
    Last night, February 8, 2015, at the Grammy’s, country crooner Glen Campbell won the Grammy for song of the year with his song about Alzheimer’s. As reported by "People Magazine" and the country music community, Campbell has...
  • Protect and improve brain function
    Protect and improve brain function
    Keeping the brain healthy is important for all ages. Baby boomers, now reaching the age where Alzheimer's Disease is so prevalent, as well as young adults with family history of cognitive health issues should have a special interest in these...
  • Chosen Film at FMff Gala
    Fort Myers Film Festival announces 2014 gala's opening film selection (Photos)
    On Feb. 18, 2014, the Fort Myers Film Festival (FMff) announced that the gala's opening night film for their upcoming event, held in Fort Myers, Fla., has been selected. The gala will begin on March 19, 2014.What is the name of the film that...
  • The brain flushes away toxins
    Sleep cleans the brain
    In recent studies of mice brains, scientists have found that sleep actually cleans out the “junk” in the brain. Apparently, while animals are awake, proteins build up in their brains. When they go to sleep, these proteins are actually...
  • Blanket Project
    Katy Theatre Arts Booster Club Blanket Project
    The Katy High School Theatre Arts Booster Club has begun a service project to donate fleece blankets to residents at the Cinco Ranch Alzheimer’s Special Care Facility and the Heritage Park Nursing Home in Katy.Students and parents involved...
  • Alzheimer's may have gender-specific behavior (Video)
    Alzheimer's may have gender-specific behavior (Video)
    New research presented Sunday at the 98th annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) in Chicago, November 25-29, found that Alzheimer's disease may have gender specific behavior. Gender-specific medicine is an emerging...
  • Twenty-two uses for medical marijuana
    Twenty-five uses for medical marijuana (Video)
    Cannabinoid receptor sites are found all over the human body. This indicates use of medical marijuana is desirable for health. Estimates are that for the past twenty years, two research articles per day are submitted to the medical community on...
  • Mount Vernon wine festival.
    October 5th through 7th: Mount Vernon wine festival.
    The most popular historic estate in the Washington, DC area.George Washington was not only the first American president; he had a passion for farming, and a talent for agricultural innovation. He lived at Mount Vernon, Virginia: located at...
  • Stand Up Paddleboarding101
    The week ahead in Acadiana: June 17
    Father’s Day kicks off the week ahead view of outdoor events in Acadiana. A lull in the rainy tropical weather we have been having is making for a beautiful start to the week. Here is a look at other events going on in the area.June 17:...
  • National Alzheimer's Plan unveiled
    National Alzheimer's Plan unveiled
    Yesterday, the Obama administration unveiled a National Alzheimer's plan that represents a huge step forward in the fight againstAlzheimer's.Over five million Americans have Alzheimer's which robs older Americans of memories, the...
  • Longevity columnist in discussion with Roger Batchelor
    Adventures with Alzheimer's, finale
    Our adventure into Alzheimer’s disease (AD), touching on other dementias as well, is just about to conclude.In case you have trouble remembering, we’ve trekked fearlessly through an initial exploration of disease and fears, discovering...
  • Clouds
    Adventures with Alzheimer's, 2a
    One of the scariest bits about Alzheimer’s disease is its mystery: what causes it and how does one stop the brain from self-destructing? However, it may be useful to consider we (the human race) do not know everything. We tend to see and...
  • Charles Darwin's "Terror"
    Adventures with Alzheimer's, introduction
    It starts with losing the car keys. Then the dog. Eventually one can’t find his/her own kitchen and begins wondering why all these strangers are saying “I love you.” From there it goes downhill.Yes, dear Longevity Readers, most...
  • Holiday sweet potato & healthy benefits
    Root vegetable highest in nutritional value: Tasty yam.
    Sweet potato, scientific name, Ipomoea batatas, is a staple food source for many indigenous populations. It can be planted in raised rows ranging from 6 to 10 inches high and from 2 to 3 feet wide, in northern garden in Washington DC and suburbs,...
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    5 simple ways to use Dandelion
    A weed with a Purpose Sudeep Many times it happens in life that certain things just does not makes sense, until some one or other use it for some very important reason in life. This was the same notion of this weed Dandelion for many of us. They...
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