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You Don’t Have to Go It Alone

  by Alicia Wanek There is no cure. It’s what makes a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease so scary.  That coupled with the knowledge that you or a loved one will show a progressive decline in mental faculties to the point

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How Early Can Alzheimer’s Be Diagnosed?

  by Alicia Wanek Common belief is that Alzheimer’s can only truly be diagnosed in an autopsy, but with Envision Imaging/CereScan’s neuro-imaging capabilities combined with advanced processing software, you can get a clear assessment of what’s going on in a

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It Takes a Village

  Communities Work Together to Combat Domestic Violence by Alicia Wanek Years ago, I was in attendance at a community meeting when the speaker passed out a lipstick tube to everyone in the audience.  Thinking it was a free sample,

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Tragedy Into Triumph

  Ex-football player uses his words to prevent others from using their hands by Karyn Brodsky If the true test of a person’s strength is how they cope with adversity, then football player Chris Johnson is a very powerful individual. He turned

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Binge Drinking

  Unsafe, Unhealthy, Unpredictable by Karyn Brodsky There’s something happening on college campuses in epidemic proportions, and unfortunately, it’s not learning. Today, more than ever, binge drinking has become a trend, and its results are disturbing. In the U.S., binge

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Red Ribbon Week

  Some Startling Stats to Be Aware Of Submitted by a High School Teacher who has taken the additional task of organizing Red Ribbon Week because of her dedication to the students. As a teacher I hear a lot of

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A Bumper Crop of Fall Fun

Autumn is bursting with fun in North Texas. And DART is your ticket to a cornucopia of events both indoors and out. Lots is going on within steps of DART Rail – check out the following, and be sure to

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Sleep Deprivation and Over-Scheduled Teens

by Dr. Melanie Ross Mills | Contributor If you’re the parent of a teen, then you know that teens today are faced with busy schedules and heavy demands. Depending on the individual teen, they may handle their load with ease,

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12 Tips to Better Sleep for Your Teen

Want to make a difference in your teen’s life? Take control of your teen’s sleep habits.   1. Encourage your teen to place their cell phone in a docking station at the end of the day (instead of keeping it

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