Alzheimer’s inside and out

Alzheimer’s inside and out

From the outside   I am 64 years old and my wife, Margaret, has Alzheimer’s. Many others close to me, including my now 96-year-old stepmother, have lived or died with the disease. I liken the role of caregiver, a task my father shouldered prior to his death, to that of riding a roller coaster. Alzheimer’s […]

Snoring can be a sign of sleep apnea

Snoring can be a sign of sleep apnea

Sleep apnea is a medical condition that has existed for centuries, but was not given a name until the late 20th century. It is a debilitating and life-shortening ailment that people around the world suffer from. Many of those sufferers do not know they have this potentially dangerous condition which affects more than 18 million […]

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Worldwide, breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in women. One woman is diagnosed with breast cancer every two minutes, and one woman will die of breast cancer every 13 minutes in the U.S. In the U.S., an estimated 232,670 new invasive cases of breast cancer will occur in 2014, and more than 40,000 […]