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Have you seen the latest information about Alzheimer’s disease and Vitamin E? A recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association indicates that high levels of Vitamin E may cause a less rapid decline in functional capabilities in people with early Alzheimer’s. The researchers were conservative in their conclusion: Among patients with mild to […]

Last week, we met Katie Timp who shared her father’s ALS diagnosis.  This week, Katie offers more of her family’s journey with this illness. As you may recall from last week, Katie received a graduate school scholarship that contractually bound her to remain in New York City upon graduation.  Faced with her father’s diagnosis, she […]

Today I bring you the first in a series of posts from Katie Timp.  She’s an occupational therapist in Virginia, and also the daughter of a man battling ALS. ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) is commonly known as “Lou Gehrig’s Disease” for the famed baseball player who died from the disease in 1941.  If you have […]