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Alzheimer's Disease - Race Against Time

alzheimer’s disease (ad) affects 4 - 5 % of older adults in the us. it is the most common type of dementia, and its effects are devastating for both the individual and the extended family unit, as...

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Theories of Aging (Part 3) - Sociological Theories

Sociological theories focus on the changing roles and relationships that accompany aging. These theories discuss how these changing roles, relationships, and status impact the older individual's...

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Another Battle In the War For PC Security

In the last day or so I have seen a relatively new version of a rogue malware application called "system security 2009". This is a newer variant of one simply named "system...

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System Security 2009 Is Anything But

Today we will look a way to eradicate the rogue malware application called “System Security 2009”. If you would like to check out our encounter with this rogue app, see our blog titled “Another...

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Toilet Paper, Karma, and Me

Somebody, please tell me I'm not the only one to experience this: Have you ever changed the toilet paper roll at home, only to find yourself changing them everywhere you go for the next week or...

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One Tough Netbook!

Netbooks have been the rage in personal computing for some months now. Sales of netbooks have boomed despite the economic downturn we have all experienced. After considerable reading about...

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Creating A Monster (RANT)

I am so distressed about the way my grandsons are being raised that I'm at my wits' end. I've done my best to stay quiet and leave my daughter and her significant other to raise these two little...

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Retirement and "Third Agers"

according to moody (2010), the entire concept of a retirement period during one's senior years is a relatively recent development in human history and civilization. it has been a 20th century...

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Non-invasive method of measuring CVP - Compression Sonography

Central Venous Pressure is defined as the pressure of blood that is exerted against the walls of superior vena cava / inferior vena cava / prior to entry into the right atrium. The Central Venous...

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Windows 7 To Be Released In October

Microsoft announced on June 2 that Windows 7 will be on new PC's hitting store shelves on October 22 of this year, ending considerable debate as to whether the new OS would be available for this...

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Singing Heigh-Ho, Come to the Fair........

Just got back from a fun-filled trip to our local county fair with darling husband and my teenage sons. It was the stuff of Norman Rockwell paintings, a perfect summer Saturday spent wandering...

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Theories of Aging (Part 2) - The Programmed Theories of Aging

Programmed theories propose that the body's genetic code regulates cellular reproduction, aging, and death. Aging is based on an internal built-in genetic "clock" and follows a preset biological...

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Too Soon Old.........Too Late Smart?

Or is it a day late and a dollar short? Either way, like comedian Bill Engvall, I've always been about 15 degrees off "cool". I wondered for years why I was always just behind the curve. I missed...

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The Perils Of Automatic Updates Revisited

disturbing issues with windows "automatic update" have recently come to light. as a background to these issues, please see my blog entry "the perils of windows automatic updates" where i outlined...

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Theories of Aging (Part 1)

Modern-day seekers of youth resort to plastic surgery, injections of hormones such as human growth hormone or testosterone, miraculous lotions and potions "guaranteed" to take years off of one's...

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The Perils Of Windows Automatic Updates

Microsoft’s default setting for automatic updates on Windows XP and Vista is just that, automatic. The downloading and installation of updates takes place without the knowledge or consent of the PC...

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Microsoft Announces "Screaming Deals" For Windows 7

Microsoft today announced they have some "screaming deals" for users of all versions of Windows XP and Vista. The program will begin tomorrow, June 26, in the United States, Canada, and Japan. It...

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MS Office 2007 Menu Add-In

if you are a long time user of microsoft office, and were less than overjoyed with the ribbon menu system featured in office 2007, rejoice! there is a free menu add-in available for download. ...

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The Last Child Graduates

Tonight was Ben's Baccalaureate ceremony, a tradition which, as a Christian parent, I'm glad to see still going strong even in this 'politically correct' age. Our kids need all the prayers and...

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