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Nancy Troxler with her mother Angelina Landis. (credit: Nancy Troxler)

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

For more on Alzheimer’s, visit WWW.ALZHEIMERS.GOV

05/15/2012

Early Alzheimer's

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

Alzheimer's Disease

Health: First National Alzheimer’s Plan

The Obama administration today declared that Alzheimer’s disease is one of the country’s biggest health challenges and unveiled the first national Alzheimer’s strategy.

05/15/2012

(John Robinson, autopsy coordinator at Penn's Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Research, shows a human brain to Mastery Charter School students.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Philadelphia Students Get Real-World Look at Scientific Research — Brains And All

Students from the Mastery-Shoemaker charter school peered at slides of mouse brain cells, and even got to hold a human brain.

03/30/2012

Brain

Optogenetics Might Help Memory Loss

Using a technique called optogenetics – the control of genetically modified brain cells using light – scientists might figure out ways to stimulate lost memory.

03/27/2012

Light Therapy

Health: Light Therapy Helmet Helps Treat Health Problems

Improving brain function with light therapy. It’s a breakthrough treatment being tested in Montgomery County, with some encouraging, early results. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has the exclusive details.

10/18/2011

(Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Seth Rogen star in '50/50.'   Credit: Summit Entertainment)

Movie Review: ’50/50′

The title describes not only the survival rate for spinal cancer but also the film’s nervy blend of comedy and drama.

09/30/2011

SCIENCE!

New Test To Detect Alzheimer’s Developed By Scientists In New Jersey

Scientists at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey say they developed a test that is more than 90 percent accurate in detecting the presence of Alzheimer’s Disease.

08/05/2011

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