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Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 04:02 PM EDT

Alzheimer's Simulator Helps Caretakers Understand the Disease

Alzheimer's Simulator Helps Caretakers Understand the Disease

Alzheimer's can be difficult to understand for those who do not suffer from the disease. A senior living center in Kentucky is helping caretakers of those diagnosed with the condition better understand it with a...

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 05:39 PM EDT

Michelle Obama Packs a Punch With 5 Workout Tips

Michelle Obama Packs a Punch With 5 Workout Tips

Five years after launching her Let’s Move campaign to fight childhood obesity, First Lady Michelle Obama released a short video on Twitter with five tips for healthier living.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 09:26 PM EDT

Depression Raises Risk for Parkinson's, Study Says

Depression Raises Risk for Parkinson's, Study Says

People who suffer from depression were much more likely to develop Parkinson's disease later in their lives, according to a new study that strengthens the theory that depression and Parkinson's are linked,...

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 05:38 PM EDT

Suicide Rate Rises Among African-American Boys

Suicide Rate Rises Among African-American Boys

A new study shows overall suicide rates in children remained the same over a more than a decade, but that wasn't the case with black children. WHUR's Troy Johnson has more.

Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 01:53 PM EDT

"Allergy" Eyes, or an Infection?

"Allergy" Eyes, or an Infection?

It's been a brutal season if you're allergic to grass pollen, especially where your eyes are concerned. Dr. Jackie Eghrari-Sabet shares how you can tell whether your eyes are affected by allergies, or you might...

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 11:45 AM EDT

7 Ex-Nurses Indicted After Tight Bandage Leads to Amputation

7 Ex-Nurses Indicted After Tight Bandage Leads to Amputation

Seven former South Jersey nurses have been charged in the case of a woman who needed her hand amputated after a broken finger wasn't treated properly. Authorities announced the indictments on Tuesday against...

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