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Alzheimer’s Disease

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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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Some Diseases Starting To Strike Younger Patients

When you hear things like stroke, Alzheimer’s and gout, you usually think of those as affecting older people. However, there’s a list of diseases out there that are hitting people younger and younger.

07/06/2012

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Missing Braddock Woman Found

Police have found a woman who wandered away from a personal care home. According to police, 75-year-old Patricia King walked away from the Davis Personal Care Home on 6th Street in Braddock sometime overnight.

03/19/2012

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Country Music Legend Set To Perform At Grammy Awards

He has been making music since he was a very young man. Over the course of six decades, Glen Campbell became a household name regardless of what type of music you like. This weekend, he will be a featured performer at the Grammy’s.

02/10/2012

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New Guidelines Released For Alzheimer’s Disease

Lots of people are forgetful. Under new guidelines, this kind of absent mindedness might be Alzheimer’s disease.

04/19/2011

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Study Finds Maternal Link To Alzheimer’s Risk

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A family history of Alzheimer’s disease isn’t a guarantee you’ll get it, but it can increase your risk. “They’re very concerned about their risk based on having a family history,” says Carol […]

03/01/2011

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