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Police Looking For Missing 77-Year-Old Man

Wilkinburg police say a missing 77-year-old man from Braddock has been found in West Mifflin.

02/22/2014

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Police Search For Missing Westmoreland Co. Man

Police are searching for a missing man in Westsmoreland County.

01/21/2014

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Police Find Missing Elderly North Side Man At YMCA

Police have found an elderly man reported missing from Pittsburgh’s North Side.

11/23/2013

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Police Searching For Missing Elderly Homewood Man

Pittsburgh police are asking for help from the public in locating a missing elderly man from Homewood.

11/16/2013

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Former Steelers Player Found Alive In Butler Co.

A former member of the Pittsburgh Steelers, who was reported missing on Tuesday, has been found.

10/23/2013

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Former Steelers Player Missing In Marion Township

A search is underway in Butler County for a missing man.

10/22/2013

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Missing Woman Suffering From Dementia, Diabetes Found In Neshannock Twp.

Authorities in Lawrence County are searching for a missing woman who suffers from dementia and diabetes.

09/05/2013

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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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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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Police Search For Washington Co. Man

Police are looking for a missing Washington County man.

12/08/2012

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Beaver Mental Health Patient Charged In Fatal Beating

A patient in the mental health unit of Heritage Valley Beaver Hospital who attacked a fellow patient will be charged with criminal homicide. Gerald Rooney, Jr., 82, suffered from dementia. Peter Kuchynsky, 58, is diagnosed as schizophrenic.

07/10/2012

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Dementia Patient From Turtle Creek Care Home Found Safe

A patient who had gone missing from a personal care home in Turtle Creek was found safe Tuesday morning.

07/09/2012

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Care Home Owner Allegedly Attacks Resident

The owner of a local care home is accused of attacking a resident.

05/08/2012

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Neurosurgeon Explains Impact Of Repeated Concussions

Most recently we’ve learned about the serious neurological damage associated with repeated concussions – dementia, depression, Alzheimer’s, memory loss and death – some by their own hand.

05/03/2012

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Missing Elderly Man Found Safe

Sam Miller, 84, had been missing from Jo-Ella’s Personal Care Home on Spruce Street in Scottdale for at least six hours, but he was found safe at about 10 p.m. Monday.

04/30/2012

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