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The Healthy Lunchtime Challenge Invites Kids To Create Healthy Lunch Recipes

In an effort to raise national awareness about the importance of healthy cooking and eating, First Lady Michelle Obama is teaming up with PBS flagship station WGBH Boston, the U.S.Department of...

March 29, 2016

Raising Startup Money: A Woman's Perspective

Cardiologist Sheila Woodhouse discovered how difficult raising startup money can be when she founded the company DoxMed, which provides an app that allows patients, doctors and pharmacies to track...

December 23, 2015

Boomers and Booze

It's sometimes referred to as a Baby Boomer Dark Secret: Alcohol. How much do Boomers drink, how often do they imbibe and do they know the full risk of consequences? Boomers are the first...

March 16, 2015

How Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter Helps Alzheimer's Caregivers

In a recent online message form former First Lady Rosalynn Carter, she writes "Over 66 million American's provide care for adults and children who cannot care for themselves. Whether helping an aging...

July 7, 2014

Folic Acid May Help with Dementia

Folic Acid – Vitamin B9 – has been proven to help prevent Spina Bifida when taken before and during pregnancy. Other reports have suggested the vitamin, found in green leafy vegetables and often...

June 30, 2014

Go Ahead - LAUGH in the face of Alzheimer's

Laughter may be one of the last things you think of where Alzheimer’s and other dementias are concerned. But Leslie Anderson, CEO...

June 18, 2014

Hot Chocolate: RX for Alzheimer's?

  What would you do if someone said that chocolate could prevent the onsete of dementia - would you try it? Whenever there is a claim that doing "this one thing" to help cure your disease, make sure...

June 16, 2014

Alzheimer's Wanderers and Precautions to Take

Understanding, and adjusting to the effects of dementia can be difficult for caregivers, family members, friends, and even strangers. But some of the things patients do may not result from the...

June 16, 2014

A test for Alzheimer’s that you can take online?

Given the growing incidence of cognitive and neurological disorders, especially Alzheimer’s and other dementias, it’s not surprising there would be great interest in reports of a self-administered...

June 16, 2014

The Myths about Alzheimer's

According to The Alzheimer's Association, here are the top 8 myths: 1. Memory loss is a natural part of aging.  While its normal to have some memory problems like forgetting someones name of a...

May 28, 2014