Elderly California woman with dementia was locked out of care facility, 'outraged' daughter claims

84-year-old woman with Alzheimer’s wanders outside assisted living facility after allegedly being locked out A California woman has filed a complaint with the state’s department of public health against a Long Beach hospital after surveillance footage showed her elderly mother, who suffers from dementia, alone and locked outside the care facility where she lives. Earlier this month, Savina Genoese Zerbi, 84, […]

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ASOS model’s career was almost ruined when he developed alopecia

ASOS model’s career was almost ruined when alopecia made him lose 70% of his hair – but a chemical that gave him ECZEMA stimulated his tresses and put him back in front of the camera Jonah Adefay developed a ‘coin-sized’ hairless patch in June 2016  Forced to use ‘black sprays’ to cover his growing bald chunks while on set  Diphencyprone […]

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10 steps to building healthy habits after 60

This story is from Kaiser Health News It takes moxie to flip an unhealthy lifestyle to a healthy one — particularly for folks over 60. Most baby boomers approach retirement age unwilling to follow basic healthy lifestyle goals established by the American Heart Association, said Dr. Dana King, professor and chairman of the department of family medicine at West Virginia […]

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AS Beauty Buys Glansaol for $18M

AS Beauty is slated to be the next owner of Glansaol, the bankrupt owner of Laura Geller, Julep and Clark’s Botanicals, Glansaol chief executive Nancy Bernardini confirmed to WWD. AS Beauty, a joint venture between Alan and Joey Shamah, the founders of E.L.F. Beauty, and the Azrak family, who previously ran and sold a pajama business, plan to pay $18 […]

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ASA: Flu-Like Illness Linked to Increased Risk for Stroke

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 30, 2019 — Influenza-like illness (ILI) is associated with an increased risk for ischemic stroke and cervical artery dissection (CeAD), according to two studies presented at the American Stroke Association International Stroke Conference, held from Feb. 6 to 8 in Honolulu. Trevor Alvord, M.P.H., from Columbia University in New York City, and colleagues conducted a case-crossover analysis of […]

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Scientists identify a new ‘watchdog’ that controls intestinal bacteria

The immune response to our intestinal microbiota, the community of microorganisms that live in the human gut, ensures that these microorganisms remain in their proper place. When the intestinal immune barrier is damaged, the gut bacteria can spread and cause inflammation throughout the body. Now, a study by researchers at the Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares (CNIC) and the Department […]

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