Interesting Articles
Food, Inc.
Friday, August 21st, 2009 by Lisa Reichert
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The movie's buzz was loud in the vegan, raw, macrobiotic communities months before it released nationwide. Links for Food Inc. were constantly popping up on my Facebook page from friends, practitioners, chefs, green activists, journalists, and businesses. If you've read... Read More
34 Billion American Dollars
Wednesday, August 19th, 2009 by Lisa Reichert
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A 2007 survey on the use of complementary and alternative medicine CAM over a 12 month period showed American spent 33.9 billion out-of-pocket on products and services. CAM encompasses the array of medical and health care systems, practices and products including herbal... Read More
Help raise money for Alzheimer's Disease!
Tuesday, August 11th, 2009 by MissBert
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Accera, Inc.'s new campaign, "Lost & Found," is an on-line initiative whereby each visit to www.lostandfoundcampaign.com prompts a 1 donation by Accera to support the Alzheimer's Foundation of American AFA. By simply selecting an icon representing somethin... Read More
Happy birthday
Tuesday, August 11th, 2009 by MissBert
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Today would have been my dad's 69th birthday. I hope wherever he is, he's happy."Had a Dad" Alzheimer's Blog httpalzheimersdad.blogspot.com c Gevera Bert Piedmont i Thank you for visiting Read More
Terry Pratchett and assisted suicide
Sunday, August 2nd, 2009 by MissBert
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Terry Pratchett, a British fantasy author and one of my favorites, was diagnosed with Alzheimer's just days after my dad died. He has given loads of money to research and been extremely outspoken with what is happening to him. Now he says he wants to die in his garden, ... Read More
Diabetes Camp
Saturday, July 11th, 2009 by type1parentcom
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Diabetes camp was a fantastic experience for us allowing our son to have a normal camp experience while being inspired by others with Type 1 diabetes. Read More
Can omega-3 help brain injury recovery?
Wednesday, June 17th, 2009 by Marie Rowland
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Weve all heard the anecdotal and clinical reports of omega-3 supplements helping brain functioning, especially memory, in people without a traumatic brain injury. But does it do any good to take these supplements after a brain injury Has any research been done Is there ... Read More
How to set rehabilitation goals
Tuesday, June 16th, 2009 by Marie Rowland
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Lets say you want to lose weight. You know that you are more likely to actually lose that weight if you set a specific goal, right You will feel good about yourself when you see small progressions toward your goal and you will be less likely to fail because you dont wan... Read More
What you might have forgotten about amnesia
Thursday, June 4th, 2009 by Marie Rowland
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Here are two statements about amnesia. Are they true or false 1. People with amnesia for events before the injury usually have trouble learning new things too. True or False 2. People usually have more trouble remembering things that happen after an injury than remember... Read More
Categorizing is good cognitive rehab
Monday, May 11th, 2009 by Marie Rowland
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Imagine you are holding a coffee cup. How do you describe it It something found in our kitchen. It is a piece of dishware. It holds hot drinks. It is unusual because it doesnt match our everyday set. It was given to us by a colleague from work. We define this coffee cup... Read More
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