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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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Missing Man Found In Fayette County

Emergency officials have reportedly found a missing, elderly man in Fayette County.

04/11/2012

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Missing Turtle Creek Man Found In Cleveland

The search is over for a veteran who went missing earlier this week from Turtle Creek.

04/05/2012

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Turtle Creek Man With Dementia Reported Missing

Police and family members are searching for a missing man with dementia. Ernest Harris, 83, of Turtle Creek, disappeared after he took out the trash Tuesday evening.

04/04/2012

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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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Police Locate Missing Woman Last Seen In Point Breeze

Pittsburgh police are searching for missing local woman suffering from dementia and paranoia. According to police, Ruth Thomas was last seen on Friday on Thomas Boulevard in the Point Breeze section of the city.

12/17/2011

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Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s Being Misdiagnosed For Curable Ailment

Millions of people in this country have been diagnosed with devastating and debilitating diseases such as Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and dementia. However, some of those people may be suffering from a completely different condition that can be cured.

11/01/2011

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Missing Monroeville Man Found Safe

Authorities say a missing man from Monroeville has been found.

09/22/2011

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Sleep Apnea In Women Linked To Thinking Problems

There’s another reason to get sleep apnea treated early. A new study is showing that this condition in women is linked to thinking problems within five years.

08/10/2011

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