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DALLAS - APRIL 08:  An NHL logo on a goal at American Airlines Center on April 8, 2010 in Dallas, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

More Former Players Sue NHL Regarding Concussions

Another group of former NHL players has filed a federal class action lawsuit alleging that the league has downplayed the risk of head injuries, while at the same time promoting fighting and violence in the game.

04/15/2014

A nurse holds the hands of a person suffering from Alzheimer's disease. (credit: Sebastien Bozon/AFP/Getty Images)

Alzheimer Workshop Helps To Educate Those Struggling With Affected Loved Ones

Last year the search for a missing Garland man with dementia gained widespread attention. Now the daughter of the missing man is hoping to help others who are struggling with affected loved ones.

04/04/2014

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Careers In Dallas Healthcare Reach Beyond Doctors And Nurses

Professor Jackie Reynolds encourages employment in the striving healthcare field in the DFW area.

09/09/2013

A doctor examines a patient's brain. (credit: Mauricio Lima/AFP/Getty Images)

Scientists Find Clue To Age-Related Memory Loss

Scientists have found a compelling clue in the quest to learn what causes age-related memory problems, and to one day be able to tell if those misplaced car keys are just a senior moment or an early warning of something worse.

08/28/2013

New test for amyloid plaque could help with Alzheimer's research. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

How To Tell Signs Of Dementia From Normal Aging

New studies suggest that noticing you are having memory or thinking problems could be the earliest sign of Alzheimer’s disease. The Alzheimer’s Association lists these 10 warning signs, plus advice on how to tell them from normal age-related changes.

07/17/2013

Nursing Home Abuse Folo 1

Caregiver Speaks From Jail Over Nursing Home Patient’s Head Injuries

James Seaton talked to CBS 11 News from the Kaufman County Jail after police arrested him and charged him in connection with this nursing home patient’s head injuries. He says, “It’s terrifying to me right now.”

06/05/2013

Nursing Home Abuse Folo 1

Kaufman Nursing Home Where Patient Injured Cited In Past By State

The CBS-11 I-Team has learned a North Texas nursing home has been cited in the past by the Texas Department of Aging & Disability Services

06/04/2013

New test for amyloid plaque could hep with Alzheimer's research. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Baxter Drug Fails To Slow Alzheimer’s In Big Study

Baxter International Inc. says that a blood product it was testing failed to slow mental decline or to preserve physical function in a major study of 390 patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease.

05/07/2013

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Search Continues For Missing Elderly Arlington Woman

As temperatures hover near freezing, the family of 82 year old Maria Arrocha bundle up and head out the door, searching for her.

CBS 11–12/27/2012

New test for amyloid plaque could hep with Alzheimer's research. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Researchers Create Alzheimer’s Prevention Registry

It is estimated that some 340,000 Texans suffer from Alzheimer’s disease. An online community has now been started for those Texans and millions upon millions of others worldwide impacted by the disease.

CBSDFW.COM–10/03/2012

Alzheimer’s Drug Fails Study But Flashes Potential

An Alzheimer’s treatment from Eli Lilly and Co. failed to slow memory decline in two separate patient studies, but the drug did show some potential to help in mild cases of the mind-robbing condition that is notoriously difficult to treat.

08/24/2012

Luis Martinez, 78, suffered from Alzheimer's disease and died after wandering away from the nursing home where he lived. (Credit: Martinez Family)

Report: Nursing Home “Likely Caused” Alzheimer’s Patient’s Death

A state investigation has confirmed what Victorina Rodriguez already knew in heart, that Estates Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center had been negligent with her husband’s care.

08/21/2012

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