Given how prevalent the disease is, it is rare to find someone who is not at least indirectly affected by Alzheimer’s disease. Whether you have a parent, a neighbor, a friend, or even yourself, who has been diagnosed with the disease, you likely have a stake in finding a cure or at least finding a way to slow the disease’s progression. Despite the advancements in medicine and science over the last century, Alzheimer’s remains the 6th leading cause of death in the United States and is the only … [Read more...] about Have Researchers Found a Way to Stop Memory Loss in Alzheimer’s Patients?
For the second time in as many weeks, a contentious bill up for vote in Missouri is stalled. The bill would require that Missouri voters show a photo ID before they cast ballots. Opponents of the bill argue that requiring a photo identification will lead to trouble and confusion for an estimated 220,000 Missouri registered voters who lack a photo ID. State Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis, cast the voter ID debate as a civil rights issue, saying that the law would “disenfranchise African … [Read more...] about Missouri Voters ID Bill Might Negatively Impact Seniors