Tag Archives: Disease

Sheraton Atlanta linked to 11 new cases of Legionnaires’ Disease

men in protective suit,outbreak concept,illustration painting So far, 11 people in Atlanta, Georgia have contracted Legionnaires’ disease and it appears that all of them stayed at the Sheraton Atlanta. The hotel is now closed down until at least mid-August, according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Georgia Department of Public Health investigators are testing water in the… Read More »

How You Can Help Head Off Alzheimer’s Disease

SATURDAY, Aug. 31, 2019 — There are a number of things you can do to reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s disease, according to an expert. “People think Alzheimer’s is an entirely genetic disorder, but most often, it’s not,” said Dr. Charles Duffy, a neurologist at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in Hershey,… Read More »

Parkinson’s disease warning: The unusual sign in your nose that could be a warning

Parkinson’s disease worsens over time and affects mostly the motor system. The cause of the disease is unknown, but it is believed to involve both genetic and environmental factors. Parkinson’s disease typically occurs in people over the age of 60, of whom about one per cent are affected. Symptoms of the disease usually emerge slowly… Read More »