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Report: NFL sought to influence study on brain injuries

A senior House Democrat has found that National Football League officials improperly sought to influence a major government study on the link between football and brain disease
Published: 05/23/16

Elderly woman, health aide critically hurt in NYC fire

Fire officials say an elderly woman with Alzheimer's and her home health aide were severely burned in a fire at the woman's New York City apartment over the weekend
Published: 05/23/16
Elderly book end-of-life talks once labeled 'death panels'

Elderly book end-of-life talks once labeled 'death panels'

As the elderly and others begin to take part in new Medicare-funded end-of-life conversations with their doctors, backers hope fears of 'death panels' may disappear
Published: 05/23/16

Alzheimer caregivers in Missouri share their stories

Alzheimer caregivers in Missouri share their stories about taking care of their loved ones
Published: 05/20/16

Loneliness hurts: Senior health about more than disease

Think about health during the senior years, and a list of common ailments pops to mind
Published: 05/16/16

Love holds Calhoun family together as they care for mother

Priscilla Ann Purdy diced Granny Smith apples for a cake into a Pyrex measuring cup on her lap
Updated one month ago
Longtime Tennessean political reporter Daughtrey dead at 76

Longtime Tennessean political reporter Daughtrey dead at 76

Longtime Tennessean political reporter and columnist Larry Daughtrey has died of complications from lung disease at 76, according to his wife, Senior Judge Martha Daughtrey of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals
Updated one month ago
House budget debate gets tense as lawmakers divvy up cuts

House budget debate gets tense as lawmakers divvy up cuts

Lawmakers in the Louisiana House are expecting a long day as they debate the best way to craft next year's budget and close a $600 million shortfall
Updated one month ago
Brain scans find protein a marker of Alzheimer's decline

Brain scans find protein a marker of Alzheimer's decline

Brain scans are helping scientists learn how a toxic duo of plaques and tangles interact to drive Alzheimer's disease _ and those tangles may predict early symptoms
Updated one month ago
As Senate's power brokers age; several seek new terms

As Senate's power brokers age; several seek new terms

Seniority rules in the Senate, and its eldest members are the power brokers
Updated one month ago