In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers have developed a blood test for Alzheimer's disease that predicts with astonishing accuracy whether a healthy person will develop the disease. The test caught Alzheimer's before the patient even had symptoms, suggesting that the disease process begins long before people's memories start failing. "This is a potential game-changer," said Dr. Howard Federoff, senior author of the report and a neurologist at Georgetown University Medical Center. read more
"It was me," she admitted. "Somebody squealed on me. I'm not bummed."
For the last two years, O'Grady.....has been popping into Boston and trying to help the homeless -- and other people that reside here, whether it be nurses, veterans, or kids -- by giving them bags of goodies filled with food, toothpaste, warm socks, and even scarves.
Oh these horrible acts of Christianity!
George P. Bush beat conservative David Watts in the Republican primary for Texas land commissioner, marking Bush's first big contest in politics. Bush, who was considered the favorite going in to the primary and is favored to win in November, is the son of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, nephew of former President George W. Bush and grandson of former Sen. Prescott Bush. read more
I don't think I'd agree with them on much but it's still an interesting read.
CNNMoney: Now that Karen Willmus can get health insurance through Obamacare, she plans to quit teaching ninth grade English at the end of the school year. The 51-year-old found policies on the Colorado state exchange for about $300 a month. That's less than what she's paying now for employer-sponsored coverage and less than half what she paid on the individual market in 2007. Like Willmus, millions of people could quit their jobs or cut back on their hours in coming years because of Obamacare, according to a recent report from the Congressional Budget Office.