Can Alzheimer’s Disease Be Diagnosed During Life?

Can Alzheimer’s Disease Be Diagnosed During Life?

Analyzing the levels of beta-amyloid and tau in the spinal fluid can help to confirm that Alzheimer’s is present when the disease is strongly suspected but there is something unusual, such as the individual being younger than age 65.

Will Meghan Markle have a home birth? What women should know if they consider one

Will Meghan Markle have a home birth? What women should know if they consider one

States where home birth is more integrated in the health care system (where midwives work closely with doctors at hospitals), such as Washington or New Mexico have higher rates of home births, noted Michelle Palmer, an assistant clinical professor at the University of Rhode Island and fellow of the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM).

Your Child's Intake Paperwork, Demystified

Your Child's Intake Paperwork, Demystified

You should also sign a release of information for any extended family members who will be involved in your child’s treatment, even if they will just be transporting your child to and from sessions.

Long-term birth control use rose after Trump elected, suggesting women feared losing coverage

Long-term birth control use rose after Trump elected, suggesting women feared losing coverage

Long-term birth control use rose after Trump elected, suggesting women feared losing coverage Sonja Haller, USA TODAY Published 10:54 a.m. ET Feb. 5, 2019 | Updated 11:01 a.m. ET Feb. 5, 2019 The insertion of IUDs and implants increased after the 2016 election, according to published JAMA Internal Medicine research letter.

Our Adult Children Are Living Back Home Again, Help Me!

Our Adult Children Are Living Back Home Again, Help Me!

Rent, food, chores, alcohol, pets, and romantic relationships are only a few of the hotspot issues that can spark conflict between parents and an adult child returning home to live.

Boy asks internet how to get vaccinated without his mum finding out

Boy asks internet how to get vaccinated without his mum finding out

"What legal consequences can I face if I fake my parent's signature giving me consent to vaccinations besides the hepatitis vaccine?'' The boy wants to know the legal implications of forging his mother's signature.

Do You Have a Backup Boyfriend?

Do You Have a Backup Boyfriend?

To the extent that women in committed relationships may consider their closest male platonic friend a romantic backup partner, we also now have a new scale which measures this phenomenon (to be provided in full, with a scoring key, in Part II of this essay!).

10 things missing from your budget

10 things missing from your budget

If you’re not a clothes horse, you might not spend a lot on what you wear but you still need to budget for it. It’s something you like, but you don’t feel you should spend money on it.