Top 10 Alzheimer's Signs & Symptoms |
The Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation |
When does an ordinary memory lapse indicate something more serious, like early Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia? Look for these ten common signs ...
1. Memory Loss
Forgetting recently learned information is one of the most common early signs of dementia.
A person begins to forget more often and is unable to recall the information later.
What's normal? Forgetting names or appointments occasionally.
May 16, 2020
Fox8, WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A local pastor and churches all over the state want to hold their church services inside of their buildings.
But Gov. Roy Cooper's executive order is only allowing churches to hold their services outside in parking lots while practicing social distancing.
“We’ve been out long enough, it’s time to get back,” said Pastor Ronnie Baity, who leads Berean Baptist Church in Winston-Salem.
Fighting for change, Pastor Baity, Return America, and People...
"The anguish people are feeling is at astronomical levels."
May 16, 2020
by James Ketler |
Mises Wire – Although state lockdowns have served governors well as a heavy-handed show of force, the policies are a patent neglect of the many nuances inherent in human action.
They have led to a host of unintended consequences, including the emergence of a new health crisis—a dangerously sharp rise in mental illness.
Though states are gradually wading out of lockdown, the damage...
"I think one of the many fears people have about homosexuality is around children. I think that the more gay parents raise good, strong, compassionate people, the better the world will be." – Melissa Etheridge, 2001
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Melissa Etheridge said Wednesday that her son Beckett Cypher has died.
Etheridge released a statement saying opioid addiction was behind Cypher’s death.
“Today I joined the hundreds of thousands of families who have lost loved ones to opioid...
May 1, 2020
Kaiser Health News – Jane Gunter, a nurse practitioner in Tuolumne County, California, has long wanted to specialize in mental health so she can treat patients who have anxiety, depression and more complicated mental illnesses.
Her county, a rural outpost in the Sierra Nevada foothills with a population of about 54,000, has only five psychiatrists — “a huge shortage,” she said.
But Gunter, 56, wasn’t about to quit her job at the Me-Wuk Indian...
"I'm so excited, I want to cry."
City at center of China's virus outbreak gradually revives |
By Ng Han Guan and Joe McDonald |
WUHAN, China (AP) — Shopkeepers in the city at the center of China's virus outbreak were reopening Monday but customers were scarce after authorities lifted more of the anti-virus controls that kept tens of millions of people at home for two months.
"I'm so excited, I want to cry," said a woman...
The most important thing to know in life is where you're going to die. Then just make sure you never go there. – Headline Health
Funeral planning during COVID-19 crisis
Statement from the Luzerne County (PA) Funeral Directors Association
During these difficult and confusing times, to many people the loss of a loved one can feel more overwhelming than normal.
We, the members of the Luzerne County Funeral Directors Association, have dedicated our lives to giving guidance and...
“I have the virus. Now everyone is going to get sick.” – attributed to Margaret Cirko, 35, accused of coughing on groceries, stealing beer
| Mar 27, 2020
CNN – A woman purposely coughed on $35,000 worth of food at a Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania area grocery store, police said.
She likely faces criminal charges for coughing, one of the primary ways the novel coronavirus spreads.
The woman entered small grocery chain Gerrity's Supermarket in Hanover Township and started coughing...
"Cannabis legalization has led to significant health consequences, particularly to patients in emergency departments and hospitals in Colorado. The most concerning include psychosis, suicide, and other substance abuse."
Feb 18, 2020
CNN Business – Colorado cannabis shops notched sales of nearly $1.75 billion during 2019, setting a new annual sales record for the state home to the nation's longest-established recreational cannabis industry.
The new high water mark for sales netted more than $302 million in tax...
Why Christ followers are concerned about the coronavirus
Coronavirus: Did Nostradamus predict the deadly China virus? Prophecy of 'great plague'
Feb 13, 2020 |
The Express – The novel coronavirus in China, now officially named Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19), shows no signs of stopping after it surpassed the 2002 to 2003 SARS pandemic.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has dubbed the outbreak a global emergency but has not called it a pandemic just yet.
Some have even claimed the...
Cannabis use consistently leads to increase in susceptibility to false memories, study says
Feb 11, 2020
Medical Xpress – An international research team has found evidence showing that the use of cannabis consistently leads to an increase in susceptibility to false memories.
Prior research has shown that smoking cannabis can lead to memory loss or distortion.
In this new effort, researchers wanted to know if THC, the active ingredient in cannabis, can also lead to an increase in susceptibility...
"Pound for pound, Willie was the best tackler in the game." – Vince Lombardi
Made game-turning play in Super Bowl against Chiefs |
Feb. 3, 2020
New York Times – A Hall of Famer who was a key figure in Vince Lombardi’s dynasty and played on five championship teams in the 1960s has died.
Willie Wood, who was overlooked in the N.F.L. draft but forged a Hall of Fame career as one of pro football’s greatest defensive backs, playing...
Jan 24, 2020
Psychology Today – If there’s one concept health researchers have come to agree on it’s this: What you eat matters.
Although they don’t always agree on what constitutes a healthy diet, medical experts have long understood that while certain foods can help to improve your physical well-being, others have the opposite effect.
Now, a new collection of evidence clearly demonstrates that what you eat also affects your mental health.
A review article published last month...
“I’ve seen mental health declining rapidly, especially with people being denied asylum.”
| Mental health crisis grows in border camps filled with hopeless, depressed migrants
Texas Public Radio – Hundreds of red, blue and orange tents are scattered around the Gateway International Bridge that connects Brownsville, Texas, to Matamoros, Mexico, where more than 2,000 asylum seekers live.
Children with their families have endured heat, cold and inclement weather for months. Such conditions are grinding down migrants' mental...
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