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Staff reporterConcussion Definition A concussion is a traumatic brain injury (TBI) that may result in a bad headache, altered levels of alertness, or unconsciousness. It temporarily interferes with the way your brain works, and it can affect memory, judgment, reflexes,...
South Bend Tribune Staff Writer(First of two parts) They crash together with ferocity. Helmets collide. Teeth clench. Feet pound. It is practice day for the Granger Rocket Football league, and the gathered boys - ages 9, 10, 11, 12 - are going through the standard tackling and...
Many of us joke about “senior moments,” when the car keys seem to have vanished into thin air. Such lapses are typical for the aging brain; if there are more significant lapses and confusion, testing for Alzheimers may be in order (dementia is...
Lonni Sue Johnson spends every spare moment creating word puzzles superimposed on elaborate grids. The moment she puts one down, she starts on the next. In not quite three years, she has amassed a stack of paper that is 15 feet high. Family member say...
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Q. My mom was just diagnosed with the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease. She would like to stay in her home as long as possible. What can I do to help her achieve this goal? She can continue to live independently during the early stages of the...
The Aberdeen Memory Loss Family and Caregivers support group will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center, 225 Third Ave. S.E. Holly Carr from the Golden Living Center in Redfield will present Accepting the Challenge...
Q. My mom, who lives with us, has Alzheimer’s disease. She barely speaks anymore and I wonder if she understands anything that is going on around her. People with Alzheimer's disease or other forms of memory loss often seem to live in a different...
Tags: Diseases and Illnesses
Mercer Circuit Judge Darren Peckler has ruled that James Michael Kelley is not competent to stand trial for the December murder of John “Bud” Dacci and the attempted murder of Dacci’s wife, Mary Ann. Peckler ordered a competency...
“Before I Go to Sleep” by S.J. Watson, Harper, 358 pages, $25.99. Christine Lucas has an unusual form of amnesia; she loses all her memories every time she sleeps. She is shocked when she wakes and looks in a mirror — she thinks she...
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To an Alzheimer's patient, there's nothing funny about forgetting to turn off the oven, losing a telephone number or misplacing books from the library. But turning those mishaps into punch lines might turn out to be therapeutic. The idea that...
Special to the TribuneFour years ago Chicago transplant Marcus Sakey was the new kid on the block when his novel “The Blade Itself” put his name on bookshelves. This first novel and the three books that followed imprinted his adopted city in the minds of crime...
Tags: Crime (genre)
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