A woman, suffering from Alzheimer's disease, looks at an old picture of herself on March 18, 2011 in a retirement house in Angervilliers, eastern France. PHOTO / SEBASTIEN BOZON (Photo credit: SEBASTIEN BOZON/AFP/Getty Images)
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Alzheimer's disease spreads like an infection in the brain. That's according to a new study by the Columbia University Medical Center.
Researchers found that mice with an abnormal protein linked to the disease travels along the brain jumping from neuron to neuron. The hope is researchers will able to develop treatments to slow or stop the progression of the disease.
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After two years of working to build Maryland Health Connection, Executive Director Rebecca Pearce has resigned.
This is a study that might make moms pretty mad. According to the University of South Carolina’s Arnold School of Public Health, modern moms are spending more time watching television and less time doing housework.
After dealing with consistent pain for years, a Bel Air mom takes a drastic step to remove a popular form of birth control from her body.