Between two and four million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease. And sadly, that number is expected to grow to as many as 14 million by the middle of the 21st century as the general population ages. Neurologist Dr. Stafford Conway discusses.
Sleep apnea device allows normal breathing, reduces stress on body, study suggests
Lack of awareness was most common reason cited for not having a living will
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WASHINGTON (AP) — It's that time of year again: doctors caring for Medicare patients once more face a steep pay cut. But this time Congress is pursuing a permanent fix to the annual drama that has undermined the medical profession's confidence in the nation's premier health program.
By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO, California (Reuters) - The number of California voters who would support a ballot initiative legalizing recreational marijuana has tipped higher since Colorado and Washington State adopted such measures last year, a new poll shows. About 55 percent of voters surveyed by the Field Research Corp. said they support the legalization of marijuana for recreational use by adults, and about the same percentage said they would vote for a proposed ballot initiative that aims to do that. That number was up slightly from results of a Field poll in February that showed support by 54 percent support of the California electorate, the first time a clear majority of expressed approval for legalized recreational pot.
Everybody's doing CrossFit these days, from babies to pregnant moms to 73 year olds. And, of course, some very intense and extreme cats. What a bro. Anyone up for some bouldering? Contemplating his next swing, no doubt. We'd need a nap after all those double unders, too! Just studying up on good form. You should see her clean and jerk. Women's Olympic lifting's biggest fan. Totally beasted that WOD. Someone's not in the mood to workout... #catslife #lazysaturday #crossfitcat pic.twitter. ...