Posts tagged "Alzheimer’s"

Sept. 21 news: Life expectancy falls, global health targets, drug crisis, Alzheimer’s, opioid crisis

Check out today’s public health news on Friday, Sept. 21, 2018.

Dec. 7 news: Birth control and breast cancer, opioid prescribing, cancer disparities, Alzheimer’s to double, 10 years of PHAB

Check out today's public health news for Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017.

July 14 news: Obesity, Zika threat grows, Obama to sign opioid addiction bill

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, July 14, 2016.

July 5 news: Hepatitis A, Alzheimer’s and dementia linked to vascular disease, overdose antidote stigma

Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, July 5, 2016.
The Nation's Health: Programs work to keep seniors healthy

The Nation’s Health: Programs work to keep seniors healthy

It can start with forgetting things such as names and addresses or with trouble concentrating. It can affect decision-making and rob independence.
The health costs of Alzheimer’s in the US

The health costs of Alzheimer’s in the US

Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States and one of the top-10 leading causes of death that cannot be cured, slowed or prevented, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. So how should public health professionals be talking about it?

March 24 news: Tuberculosis, Alzheimer’s diagnoses, smoking and fetuses

Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, March 24, 2015.

March 19 news: Fast-food in L.A., Kansas tuberculosis, Bill Gates on Ebola

Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, March 19, 2015.

Oct. 7 news: Ebola airport screening, Medicare sign up, Alzheimer’s disease discovery

Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014.

Sept. 11 news: Suicide among men, Alzheimer links, safer hospitals

Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, September 11, 2014.

March 19 news: Alzheimer’s risk for women, mumps outbreak, Obamacare enrollment

Check out the latest in public health news for Wednesday, March 19, 2014.

March 10 news: Heroin overdoses, Alzheimer’s blood test, food safety glove law

Check out the latest in public health news for Monday, March 10, 2014.