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Heartburn Drugs & Dementia

Heartburn Drugs & Dementia

The number of potential side effects from the use of proton-pump inhibiting drugs to control heartburn continues to grow, with new research in Germany linking them to the development of dementia. A new study links the widely used PPIs -- which include Nexium, Prevacid and Prilosec -- to an increased risk for ...

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Children Caring for Parents

Children Caring for Parents

Caring for older parents and loved ones with Alzheimer's may become more common in the future. As many as 5 million Americans suffer from Alzheimer’s disease. While younger people may get Alzheimer’s disease, it is much less common. The disease usually begins after age 60, and risk goes up with age.

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