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Health: New Developments In Alzheimer’s Research

Researchers have a good understanding of what causes this most extreme form of dementia, and now, in an exciting development, they are studying a possible way to stop it.

07/21/2015

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Going to the Dentist for More than Just Cavities

Sponsor Provided Content There’s no denying it—the dentist has a bad reputation. Whatever the reason, not a lot of people enjoy going to the dentist at all, let alone for the recommended two times per […]

03/25/2015

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Clinical Trial Testing New Drug That Could Slow The Progression Of Alzheimer’s

As many as five million Americans age 65 and older suffer with Alzheimer’s disease. Now researchers are testing a drug that could be the first new treatment for the debilitating brain disease in years.

03/18/2015

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Movie Review: ‘Still Alice’

Julianne Moore, in an Oscar-nominated performance as an Alzheimer’s victim, calibrates and reveals her decline subtly but unmistakably.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/23/2015

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Philly Judge: NFL Concussion Opt-outs Due By Tuesday

Tuesday remains the deadline to opt out of the NFL’s settlement of concussion claims after a judge in Philadelphia denied an extension request.

10/11/2014

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Chester County Police Searching For Missing Woman With Alzheimer’s

Joyce Miller, 79, has reportedly been missing since Wednesday evening.

09/25/2014

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South Jersey Woman’s Unconditional Love For Mom Expressed Through Her Actions

Saying “I love you” to mom on Mother’s Day is a common occurrence, but showing her how much you love her every day isn’t quite as common. But for one South Jersey woman, her love for her mother is expressed all year long.

05/11/2014

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Health: Senator Toomey’s Alzheimer’s Connection, Penn On Forefront Of Research

Pennsylvania has more people suffering with Alzheimer’s disease than most other states. And now Senator Toomey is calling for more research funding.

05/05/2014

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Health: Women Will Be Diagnosed With Alzheimer’s More Than Men According To New Report

A startling number of women will be diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease, compared to men, according to a new report. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on the numbers.

03/19/2014

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Health: Simple Test Could Spot Signs Of Mental Decline; Take The Test Now

A simple at home test that can identify if you’re at risk for Alzheimer’s disease. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on how it works.

01/13/2014

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Benefits Of A Preventative Lifestyle

From a lifestyle standpoint there is now little doubt that exercise, a well-balanced diet and stress reduction can play a protective role as we age.

10/01/2013

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An Increasing Number Of People With Alzheimer’s

A new study suggests the number of people with Alzheimer’s disease is projected to increase from 4.7 million in 2010 to as many as 15 million by 2050.

02/13/2013

Proposed Creation Of Alzheimer’s Panel Moves Forward In Pa.

The proposed creation of a statewide panel on Alzheimer’s disease has been approved by the state House of Representatives.

10/01/2012

Alzheimer’s Disease

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05/15/2012

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Health: Local Man Raising Awareness About Early Alzheimer’s Disease

The cherished family moments are fading. Fifty-three-year-old Michael Ellenbogen struggles to remember important events with his only child, his beloved daughter Jamie.

05/15/2012

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