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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • Around Town: Course record set at marathon

    Around Town: Course record set at marathon
    A course record was set in the 17th annual Surf City USA Marathon on Sunday. Reigning champ Carla McAlister, 39, of San Clemente finished in a time of 2:56:28, beating the old mark set in 2006 of 2:57:19 by Nadia Noorzia. That's right, she's 39. Tyler...
  • Calendar

    Calendar
    YOUR WEEKEND FRIDAY: Los Angeles-based shock rockers Butcher Babies (pictured) headline the Blue Café, 17208 Pacific Coast Hwy., Huntington Beach. The 21-and-older show also features High Risk. Tickets are $15, with doors opening at 7 p.m. For more...
  • Planting flowers of memory

    Planting flowers of memory
    Every few days, Laura Edmondson leaves her home under the cover of darkness, packs her car with signs and painted wooden flowers, and goes to work planting them in the front yards of people she barely knows. It's not a prank, though. Edmondson,...
  • Greer's OC: Celebrate birthdays with cupcakes

    There will be an anniversary party at 2 p.m. Tuesday on Main Beach in Laguna Beach to celebrate four of Laguna Beach's milestone birthdays. The Laguna Playhouse is turning 90; Laguna College of Art & Design is 50; Pacific Marine Mammal Center is turning...
  • Greer's OC: Foodie extravaganza in Laguna

    Four days of food heaven are descending on Laguna Beach, when the annual "Laguna Beach a la Carte – A Food & Wine Experience" returns Thursday and continues through Sunday. The four-day culinary event celebrates world-class cuisine, with local...
  • Greer's OC: Surfing goes to the dogs

    The third annual Surf City Surf Dog competition weekend will kick off at 6 p.m. Friday with a Doggie Couture Fashion Show at the pet-friendly Shorebreak Hotel, 500 Pacific Coast Hwy., Huntington Beach. From noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, stop by the Hot...
  • All About Food: Our take on the healthy diet

    All About Food: Our take on the healthy diet
    To us, it seems that many dietary supplements are falling out of fashion in favor of real food. For example, every day some new study says that multivitamins are no competition for a healthy diet. Some supplements even have a deleterious effect when...
  • Greer's OC: Honor women and shop

    Join the Alzheimer's Assn., Orange County in celebrating caregivers at the Fourth Annual Visionary Women Luncheon with special guest Academy Award-winning actress Olympia Dukakis at the Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort in Huntington Beach on Friday from...
  • Buildings are going purple for Alzheimer's awareness

    Buildings are going purple for Alzheimer's awareness
    Well-known Costa Mesa and Newport Beach sites are being given a touch of purple this week in support of Alzheimer's disease awareness. The Alzheimer's Assn.'s GO Purple OC campaign, which runs through Sept. 21, will touch landmarks throughout Orange...
  • Fitness Files: Feeling hopeful after seeing help for Alzheimer's sufferers

    I left my conversation with Lynn feeling melancholy. Had trouble sleeping that night. My neighbor of 40 years had caught me in the alley, walking the Chihuahuas. "Phillip's fighting the caregivers, saying every foul word he knows," Lynn said. "He...
  • Commentary: Robin Williams' possible Parkinson's diagnoses has patients concerned

    Robin Williams' suicide is a tragedy that broke the hearts of his family and friends and an entire nation. But with the stunning revelation that the famous comedian had recently been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, the actor's death is particularly...
  • Steinberg: Breakthrough is coming

    Since I became alarmed some 30 years ago about the lack of certainty for long-term consequences caused by concussions suffered by my superstar NFL clients, the news has gotten progressively more discouraging. Breakthroughs in brain research and...