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Intestinal fungi play role in alcoholic liver disease

Intestinal fungi play role in alcoholic liver disease

Childhood mistreatment linked to suicidal behavior

Mantram repetition program improves insomnia


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Navy Veteran Pernell Baker is a patient at the Washington, DC, VA Medical Center. VA patients like him took 
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Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is one of the most common forms of dementia and is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. VA researchers are looking at ways to delay and prevent the disease, and to support Alzheimer’s caregivers... Learn more

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The importance of connection in Alzheimer's care

The importance of connection in Alzheimer's care

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An article at myCentralJersey.com featured Dr. Hillel Grossman, a psychiatrist and researcher with the Bronx VA and Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, talking about the critical role that connection with family, friends, and community plays for people with Alzheimer's disease.

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