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Degenerative Diseases

When A Silent Night Is The Best You Can Hope For

Kat Kinsman | Posted 12.21.2016 | Fifty
Kat Kinsman

There, just inside, is my mother -- or at least what's left of her. Today, I do not know who is in there. But I am damned if I am going to speak to her like the aged infant she appears to be. She deserves the dignity of being someone's mother and for this small while, I allow myself the indulgence of being her child.

What's Better: Exercising More Or Sitting Less?

Mike Sheridan | Posted 08.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Mike Sheridan

There's no doubt we can all make an effort to increase our standing or walking outside of the hours we're expected to sit.

Casey Kasem and Mama Jean: The Faces of Lewy Body Dementia

Jamie Brickhouse | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jamie Brickhouse

Almost everybody has heard of Alzheimer's, but few are aware of LBD, an equally devastating dementia that is progressive and fatal. Perhaps Kasem's diagnosis may finally bring LBD the attention it deserves.

Three Soda Criticisms That, By Science's Reasoning, Will Actually Make Me a Manly Superhero

Andy McDonald | Posted 05.27.2012 | Comedy
Andy McDonald

I recently read this story about the dangers of drinking soda. I've cut back a lot in recent years, but now I may get back on the wagon. For the sake of humanity, if anything.

5 Foods That Fight Age-Related Disease

Organic | Posted 11.07.2011 | Healthy Living

Watching those around us degenerate is both tragic and ultimately inevitable. And although we cannot fight age itself, we can absolutely give our bodies a fighting chance to thrive into our later years.