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Most veterans who commit suicide do so with a gun, but most therapists don’t understand gun culture. A veteran who has struggled with depression himself now helps bridge that gap by educating mental health professionals.
The number of U.S. Latinos with the memory-robbing disease is expected to rise more than eightfold by 2060, to 3.5 million, according to a recent report — putting a strain on families and health care resources.
In an interview with Kaiser Health News, Michael Botticelli outlined his concerns about how GOP efforts to dismantle the health law’s coverage expansions could jeopardize treatment for people in need.
Alzheimer’s researchers hold onto hope after another promising trial ends in disappointment.
An expert geriatrician says the benefits for the patient, such alleviating pain and maintaining independence, must be weighed against the possible risks. Her motto: ‘start low and go slow.’
Wood, who chairs the Assembly Health Committee, lays out his priorities for 2017.
Little Brothers, which operates in San Francisco and several other cities, sends volunteers to brighten the lives of isolated elderly people, helping to reduce the risk of serious illness.
Researchers are studying families from the U.S. and Mexico for clues to how Alzheimer’s develops in young patients, with the hope of finding treatments — and even cures — for the more common form of the disease.
Teachers and health professionals report post-election depression, anxiety and stress in young immigrants and minorities.
Using opioids to treat pain in seniors has been common, and that has led some to dependence disorders in later life.