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New class of alzheimer's drugs

Posted: 03/18/2009 - A new class of alzheimer's drugs may prevent long-term damage from traumatic brain injury.

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Patients who use religion cope better with cancer

Posted: 03/17/2009 - As patients with terminal cancer near the end of their life, a multitude of variables could affect the treatment they choose to receive, from physician recommendations to insurance coverage. But a new study reveals that religion may have an important impact as well.

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AARP: Short-staffing compromises Tennessee elderly care

Updated: 03/12/2009 - One of our country's more powerful fighters for senior citizens-- claims that tennessee's nursing homes wouldn't be sued so often, if they weren't so understaffed. The American Association of Retired Persons commissioned this study as ammunition against any tort reform that would limit the damages a jury could award for negligent or dangerous care. But its findings may raise new questions about whether the way Uncle Sam grades care-- is fair.

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Benefits of drinking red wine

Posted: 03/12/2009 - Despite red wine's healthy reputation, a new study finds it won't lower your odds of cancer.

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Report: Happier, healthier in the West

Posted: 03/11/2009 - A survey of Americans' well-being gives high marks to Utah, Hawaii and Wyoming, all of which offer plenty of outdoor recreation.

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Healthcare on Obama's agenda

Updated: 03/05/2009 - President Obama is ready to kick off another major part of his agenda: health care reform.

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