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UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 14, 2019

Researchers find clues that depression may speed brain aging

Memory and thinking skills naturally slow with age but now scientists are peeking inside living brains to tell if depression might worsen that decline – and finding some worrisome clues.

Aging boomers, lack of funding for Alzheimer’s may lead to ‘major social and economic crisis’

The devastating impact of Alzheimer’s disease on his own mother – and on his father, who struggled to care for her – first prompted Gerry Richman to take a hard …

Dr. Zorba Paster: Work conditions may affect your memory and brain function later

New research shows that your work conditions and environment can affect your memory and function later in life.

Deep sleep puts the ‘REM’ in remembering

When it comes to mental health and cognitive function, the importance of rapid eye-movement sleep – that deep, restorative stage of sleep that we cycle in and out of throughout …

Memory 2.0 Café uses tablet, smartphone technology to help those with memory loss

iPads help restore memories for elderly, caretakers.

Pet project: Spokane painter memorializes animals for grieving families

They say all dogs go to heaven. In the Inland Northwest, the most special of our canine companions also make it to Pat Adams’ canvas. Adams is a Spokane painter …

Stage actors share secrets for strong memories

If you ask boomers to list their top 10 aging anxieties, “declining memory” often ranks high on the list. This prompted us to think about a particular class of people …

Dr. Gott: Memory loss has variety of causes

DEAR DR. GOTT: Is there anything I can do about my memory? I am 25 and seem to have a real problem remembering things, whether it’s studying for a test …