- Silver Alerts tested for Alzheimer's patients lost on foot Updated: Apr-30-16 9:33 am
FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida - Three Florida counties will test a new way to alert authorities when Alzheimer's patients walk away from caretakers.
- 'Still Pam': Life with ALS Updated: Apr-30-16 2:05 am
HAVRE, Montana - Everything you do you will eventually do for the last time.
- First drug for delusions in Parkinson's patients approved Updated: Apr-29-16 5:55 pm
WASHINGTON - Federal health officials have approved an experimental drug to treat psychotic delusions and behaviors that often afflict patients with Parkinson's disease, the debilitating movement disorder.
- Critics of $1 billion NFL concussion deal seek court review Updated: Apr-28-16 4:58 pm
PHILADELPHIA - Critics of the proposed $1 billion settlement of NFL concussion claims want a full U.S. appeals court in Philadelphia to review a recent court decision that upheld the deal.
- On 6th day, teen carrying brother reaches Michigan Capitol Updated: Apr-25-16 8:41 pm
LANSING, Michigan - A 16-year-old boy and his disabled younger brother finished a 111-mile walk Monday, reaching the steps of the Michigan Capitol after the teen carried his sibling on his back for all but the last half-mile.
- Man treated for rabid bat bite Updated: Apr-24-16 3:40 pm
ALBANY, Oregon - A man is undergoing treatment after being bitten by a bat carrying the state's first confirmed case of rabies this year.
- The Latest: Prince to be honored in New Orleans jazz funeral Updated: Apr-23-16 5:43 am
MINNEAPOLIS - The Latest on the death of superstar musician Prince (all times local):
- Prince's death raises numerous questions about prior health Updated: Apr-22-16 6:22 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - Prince talked dirty in song but had a reputation for clean living. He also had an ability to put on shows that were electrifying in their athleticism.
- On second try, Senate backs medical marijuana expansion bill Updated: Apr-20-16 7:34 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - A day after falling one vote short, backers of a proposal to expand Louisiana's medical marijuana law to cover more diseases found success Wednesday in the state Senate.
- Michigan teen plans 111-mile walk with brother on back Updated: Apr-19-16 9:34 pm
TEMPERANCE, Michigan - A Michigan teen who has completed long walks carrying his brother on his back to raise awareness about cerebral palsy says he's planning the final such trek.
- Bill mandates meningococcal vaccines for college students Updated: Apr-19-16 3:49 pm
DOVER, Delaware - The state Senate has unanimously passed a bill requiring students enrolling at Delaware colleges and universities that have campus housing to prove that they have been vaccinated against meningococcal disease.
- Medical pot activists fear epilepsy drug could undercut them Updated: Apr-17-16 1:07 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - An experimental epilepsy drug made from cannabis plants grown in England is complicating the medical marijuana debate in hospitals and statehouses.
- James Levine to retire as Met music director after 40 years Updated: Apr-14-16 8:42 pm
NEW YORK - James Levine will retire as the Metropolitan Opera's music director at the end of this season because of Parkinson's disease, ending a 40-year run that lifted the company to a golden era but became increasingly problematic as his health declined.
- Chicago meningitis outbreak continues in gay, bisexual men Updated: Apr-13-16 10:11 am
CHICAGO - Health officials in Chicago say last summer's deadly outbreak of meningitis in gay and bisexual men is continuing with two new confirmed cases.
- Neenah Paper settles disability discrimination claim Updated: Apr-13-16 8:13 am
NEENAH, Wisconsin - Neenah Paper will pay $33,000 to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed on behalf of an employee who has a seizure disorder.
- Museum program touches hearts, minds of the elderly Updated: Apr-11-16 9:20 am
FITCHBURG, Massachusetts - The concept of art therapy is not new.
- Nonprofit focuses on keeping Alzheimer's sufferers home Updated: Apr-10-16 11:15 am
ST. LOUIS - A St. Louis nonprofit is helping people with Alzheimer's disease stay in their homes longer, which its founder says benefits patients while saving taxpayers money that would otherwise go toward paying for nursing home care.
- English FA to ask FIFA to research dementia link to football Updated: Apr-09-16 6:07 pm
LONDON - The English Football Association will ask FIFA to investigate whether former players have dementia as a consequence of brain damage from playing the game.
- Wheelchair fencing a joy to man with palsy Updated: Apr-09-16 3:05 am
SALEM, Oregon - Chris Barrilleaux leaves his home once a week.
- New 32-year-old White Sox broadcaster manages cerebral palsy Updated: Apr-08-16 2:13 pm
SYRACUSE, New York - It happened more than a decade ago, but journalism professor John Nicholson vividly remembers criticizing verb tenses used by the sports department of Syracuse University's radio station and the intense stare he got from Jason Benetti in return.
- Lawsuit accuses children of taking $24 million from mother Updated: Apr-08-16 1:06 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - A lawsuit filed on behalf of a widow with dementia accuses her three children, particularly one son, of defrauding her estate of $24 million.
- EXCHANGE: Telehealth helps patients in McHenry County Updated: Apr-08-16 8:14 am
CRYSTAL LAKE, Illinois - When Nicole and Ron Crudup take their son, Evan, to his doctor's appointments at the Epilepsy Foundation, the visits begin in familiar fashion: The family settles into the room, checks Evan's measurements with a nurse and waits for their doctor to come.
- Report: Hall of Famer Jerry Sloan has Parkinson's disease Updated: Apr-06-16 9:03 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Hall of Famer Jerry Sloan said Wednesday that he has Parkinson's disease and a form of dementia.
- Jefferson gets $20M gift to expand neuroscience institute Updated: Apr-06-16 10:39 am
PHILADELPHIA - Thomas Jefferson University has received a $20 million donation to expand its neuroscience center in Philadelphia.
- Winningest high school football coach in Pennsylvania dies Updated: Apr-01-16 1:20 pm
BERWICK, Pennsylvania - George Curry, the winningest high school football coach in Pennsylvania history, has died, months after he was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's disease.