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Robin Williams' widow opens up about the future of Lewy body dementia

Robin Williams’ widow opens up about the future of Lewy body dementia

After Robin Williams died by suicide in August 2014, his widow, Susan Schneider Williams, would soon learn about a disease she had never heard of, but one that had haunted both of their lives.That disease is Lewy body dementia, with which the actor was diagnosed in October 2014 following an autopsy on his brain.”A few …

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Living near a busy road can raise risk of premature death by 20 percent

Living near a busy road can raise risk of premature death by 20 percent

NEW YORK — Living near a busy road can increase the risk of premature death by a fifth, according to new research. Scientists from New York University say people exposed to above average levels of air pollution were 20 percent more likely to die over the next 14 years, mainly from cardiovascular disease. The study …

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Balancing on One Leg

This Simple 10 Second Balance Test Can Tell if Your Risk of Death Is Double

According to new research published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, the inability to stand on one leg for 10 seconds is associated with nearly a double risk of dying in the next 10 years. The inability to stand on one leg for 10 seconds in mid to later life is linked to a …

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Tyreek Hill says he received death threats over his comparison of Tua Tagovailoa to Patrick Mahomes – ProFootballTalk

Getty Images The first episode of Tyreek Hill‘s podcast stirred things up on multiple topics. In the second episode of Tyreek Hill’s podcast, Hill and his co-host tried to clean things up. Right out of the gates in Season One, Episode Two of It Needed To Be Said, Hill and Julius Collins complained about the …

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Dr. SarahBeth Hartlage oversaw Louisville's COVID-19 vaccine rollout.

Heart disease caused death of Dr. SarahBeth Hartlage

Dr. SarahBeth Hartlage, a former associate medical director of the Louisville Health Department, died from heart disease.  The finding by the Orlando Medical Examiner’s office comes three months after Hartlage’s unexpected death while at a medical conference in Florida. Hartlage, 36, also suffered from granulomatous lung disease, a condition which affects the body’s ability to fight infection …

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Doctors baffled by Sudden Adult Death Syndrome (SADS) in healthy young people

Doctors baffled by Sudden Adult Death Syndrome (SADS) in healthy young people

Doctors baffled by increase in Sudden Adult Death Syndrome (SADS). Image: Claire Smith/Unsplash DOCTORS in Australia are developing the country’s first SADS registry after recent incidents of healthy young people dying from Sudden Adult Death Syndrome. Sudden Adult Death Syndrome, or Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome (SADS), is an “umbrella term to describe unexpected deaths in …

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