Coffee & glaucoma, Alzheimer’s & the brain, hospice, and omega-3 fats

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Yet another chapter in the war over coffee’s usefulness: coffee is associated with glaucoma. 

Alzheimer’s is a disease that impacts the way the brain functions; understanding its progression can help you deal with Alzheimer’s patients.

More Medicare patients choose a nursing home over hospice for end of life care.

Omega-3 fats might be a good way to slow the aging process.

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