What Caregivers Should Know About Alzheimer's

FRIDAY, March 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) — As the number of Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease continues to rise, the role of caregivers has become increasingly important, a dementia expert notes. “A good caretaker who understands the disease, its symptoms and progression is crucial to the overall well-being of people with Alzheimer’s,” Dr. Fred Kobylarz…

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Nasty Flu Season Easing Up

FRIDAY, March 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A brutal flu season looks to be on the wane in the United States, with the latest government data showing that doctor visits are still dropping and less severe strains of the flu are starting to dominate. But hospitalizations for the flu are still rising, as are pediatric…

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No Talking While Driving?

FRIDAY, March 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) –Talking while driving — whether on a cellphone or simply conversing with a passenger — undermines road safety, a new review claims. Drivers who talk, the researchers found, are less safe than drivers who stay quiet. “It is a common misconception that tasks that allow drivers to keep their…

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