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Alzheimer’s Disease

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NFL: 3 In 10 Ex-Players Face Alzheimer’s, Dementia

The NFL estimates that nearly three in 10 former players will develop debilitating brain conditions, and that they will be stricken earlier and at least twice as often as the general population.

09/12/2014

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Body Found In Washington Co. Field May Be Missing Elderly Man

Pennsylvania State Police in Washington County reported that a body was found in a field on Daniel’s Run Road at Brady Road in Scenery Hill.

07/09/2014

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Family, Friends Hold Vigil Hoping For Missing Man’s Safe Return

A $3,000 reward is now being offered for information leading to the whereabouts of an elderly man who went missing earlier this month from Washington County.

06/27/2014

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Police Searching For Missing Elderly Washington Co. Man

The search for a missing man in Washington County resumed Wednesday morning.

06/11/2014

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Missing Elderly Man’s Body Found In Beaver County

Officials in Beaver County have recovered the body of an elderly man who disappeared after wandering away from his home in the middle of the night.

05/22/2014

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New Study Says Women More Likely To Develop Alzheimer’s

Who is more worried about Alzheimer’s disease? Men or women?

03/19/2014

OSU Offering Self-Administered Alzheimer’s Test Online

As many get older, the possibility of developing Alzheimer’s Disease is a concern for some.

01/13/2014

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Test For Alzheimer’s Disease

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – With more and more people being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease, doctors say it’s critical to identify problems with memory and thinking as soon as possible. A simple test could help spot the […]

01/13/2014

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Memory Screening Could Help Prevent Alzheimer’s

November is National Alzheimer’s awareness month and Nov. 19 is National Memory Screening Day.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/19/2013

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New Study Shows Many ICU Patients Leave Hospital With Cognitive Problems

A new study shows many ICU patients who survive a life-threatening illness may leave the hospital with cognitive problems similar to Alzheimer’s disease.

10/02/2013

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Missing Beaver Co. Man Found Yards From His Home

A Beaver County man was found after an hours-long search, about 400 yards from his home.

05/21/2013

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Study: Treatment, Care For Dementia More Costly Than Heart Disease, Cancer

New research shows dementia is more costly than heart disease or cancer.

04/03/2013

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‘Dear Abby’ Advice Columnist Dies At Age 94

Pauline Friedman Phillips, who under the name of Abigail Van Buren, wrote the long-running “Dear Abby” advice column that was followed by millions of newspaper readers throughout the world, has died. She was 94.

KDKA-TV–01/17/2013

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Study: Blood Pressure Drug May Reduce Risk For Dementia

New research shows people taking certain blood pressure drugs could be helping their brains as well.

01/07/2013

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Study Links NFL Players With Higher Risk For Brain Disease

As the season kicks off tonight, new research shows professional football players may be at a higher risk of dying from diseases such as Alzheimer’s and ALS.

09/05/2012

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