Interesting Articles
I am no longer a bird lady (off topic) (revised)
Monday, September 21st, 2009 by MissBert
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This morning when I got up and went to feed Lance, my 21 year old rainbow lorikeet, he was still asleep. Usually he is awake and yelling long before I get up. I brought the cage into the bathroom and he didn't want to come out. I got his medicine into him but he really ... Read More
A WORK IN PROGRESSI
Wednesday, September 16th, 2009 by acodesign
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A WORK IN PROGRESSI continue to be inspired by everyone I meet along this journey to fight stigma. I was asked to show the first edition of my documentary last night, even though at this point, I am focused on the content of the second edition. As a creative director an... Read More
Stem Cells from Fat?!
Tuesday, September 15th, 2009 by MissBert
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I'm sure I don't have to explain to anyone browsing a blog about Alzheimer's what stem cells are and how they might help those suffering from AD. CNN.com reports today that multipurpose stem cells can be created easily from liposuctioned adipose tissue. The Stanford stu... Read More
ARE WE STARTING TO
Monday, September 14th, 2009 by acodesign
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ARE WE STARTING TO EMBRACE CERTAIN MENTAL DISORDERSWell, this appears to be true in the following article about antidepressant use. Studies show that antidepressant use has doubled in the U.S.between 1996 and 2005. Of course, some may argue that doctors are too quick to... Read More
Dimebon, a new miracle treatment for Alzheimers?!
Saturday, September 12th, 2009 by MissBert
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I saw something about Dimebon last week, on my laptop,stupidly didn't bookmark it. Then I had to clear my cache and cookies and things after a media player upgrade installed a pop-up server, and I lost the site. Imagine my surprise to realize that someone trying to prom... Read More
World Alzheimer's Day is September 21!
Saturday, September 12th, 2009 by MissBert
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I've been inundated with emails and notes from various Alzheimer's charities and groups about their promotions leading up to World Alzheimer's Day on September 21. We're right around the 2 year anniversary of when my dad was violently taken from the house after trying t... Read More
WHEN DID IT BECOME
Sunday, September 6th, 2009 by acodesign
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WHEN DID IT BECOME CHIC TO HAVE A MENTAL ILLNESSAt first, the following quote from Megan Fox left me speechless"I basically read every book ever written about Marilyn Monroe. I could end up like that because I constantly struggle with the idea that I think Im a borderli... Read More
Eat your berries: Flavonoids and brain injury
Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009 by Marie Rowland
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Red wine, chocolate, spinach, broccoli and berrieswe know these foods contain antioxidants, which help us maintain good health by preventing things like cardiovascular disease or cancer. Several research reports show that these foods also help promote brain health, and ... Read More
Blend and Ferment
Monday, August 24th, 2009 by Lisa Reichert
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Some people have buffet style religious beliefs I have buffet style detox beliefs Or so it seems to be the case this summer. I started with an herbal colon and liver cleanse without altering diet; the herbs didnt agree with my colon though it still was detoxifying see p... Read More
I almost missed it – ten years ago today…
Saturday, August 22nd, 2009 by Janna Willard
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Ten years ago today, I embarked upon this strange and wonderful journey. It was the day I started my training in Lovaas-style Applied Behaviour Analysis ABA. I was one member of a five-person team of therapists who would be coming in to the familys home to work with the... Read More
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