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December 13, 2014
by Marti Wormuth, MA

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What Do I Do if my Loved One Has Alzheimer's?

December 13, 2014 04:55 by Marti Wormuth, MA  [About the Author]

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One of the most detrimental disorders of today's world is Alzheimer's Disease. Many people have heard of it, but they don't know what to do when it rears its ugly head. It can be really frustrating for the person with the disease, and it can be really upsetting to watch the person you love deal with it. But what is Alzheimer's Disease? Why does it affect some people and it doesn't affect other people? What does it do to the mind? How can we help our loved ones and our families to get through what is going on with our loved one's diagnosis? We're going to answer those questions here today. [More]

November 27, 2014
by Dr. C. Wayne Winkle,Phd

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New Research: Fearful About Ebola? Strengthen Your Immune System

November 27, 2014 10:55 by Dr. C. Wayne Winkle,Phd  [About the Author]

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New research published in the journal Emerging Infectious Diseases (Almendrala, 2014) studied reasons why children survive ebola more often than adults. One conclusion was that children have stronger immune responses to the disease than do adults. The levels of a protein called RANTE, which is a molecule that helps cells in the immune system communicate with each other, were higher in children than in adults. This protein also assists T-cells, the ‘killers’ of invading bacteria and viruses in our bodies. A possible reason for the higher levels of RANTE in children has to do with better health and a stronger immune system. This includes lower stress levels overall. [More]