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Living with Alzheimer’s: Prolonging Memories

by Joe Lawrence November 16th, 2018
Imagine hearing that you have Alzheimer's. The fear of losing memories, the fear of forgetting those around you, and the fear of losing the ability to do everyday things you have come to enjoy. There are a few things that can be done to prolong these precious moments.

The one
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The Arts and Alzheimer’s

by Louise November 9th, 2018
There are many ways that an Alzheimer caregiver can help enrich the life of an affected person, whether it is helping with daily planning, communication, or food and eating. Did you know that music and art are great care tools for people living with Alzheimer's disease? Music and art are unique activities, because they allow self-expression and engagement. Both of these factors can truly help enrich the life of someone living with Alzheimer's disease, even throughout the progression of
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Chemicals and Reproductive Issues

by Jessica B. November 2nd, 2018
Women’s fertility declines greatly after the age of 35, but decreased fertility begins already at the age of 30 and now some scientists and doctors are afraid that exposure to chemicals may be speeding up the process. In an opinion piece published in the Fertility and Sterility Journal, by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, experts called for increased research in chemicals and environmental contaminants on pregnancy and fertility. The experts
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  • Drinking and College: Little Known Facts

    by Lori Sciame October 26th, 2018
    A young man goes to college with the intention of getting a degree.  He knows it will take hard work, but that slip of paper will guarantee a secure future.  All goes as planned, until he begins partying - five nights a week.  His grades slip, and he's in danger of being placed on academic probation.  Thank goodness he chooses to give up binge drinking instead of losing a
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  • Parenting to Improve a Relationship

    by Lori Sciame October 19th, 2018
    Parents have a tough job. Raising a young child can be emotionally and physically tiring to say the least, but once a child hits the teen years, the task of being a parent becomes even harder.  However, in order to parent successfully, one must admit that the job of being a teen is also difficult.  At this age, a child must go through a seemingly endless stream of developmental
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  • Vegetarianism and Men

    by Lori Sciame October 12th, 2018
    Working on a college campus exposes me to a lot of trends, including trends in diets.  Currently, many young men on my campus claim to be vegetarians.  This means that they eat a diet that consists mainly of vegetables.  There are a few that take an even stricter stance and strive to be vegan, a person who does not eat any food that comes from
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