• Chicago Sun-Times86-year-old man dies two months after Morton Grove crash

    An elderly man has died more than two months after he was involved in a crash in north suburban Morton Grove.David Cohen, 86, was involved in a crash at 7:35 a.m. on May 17 at Golf and Waukegan roads in Morton Grove, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.Cohen, a Morton Grove resident, died at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday at Read more...

  • Voice of AmericaFriends Walk Old Paths Together to Try to Prevent Memory Loss

    We know that staying active and involved with family and friends can help keep our brains healthy as we get older. A new study in Portland, Oregon, combines those activities to gauge their effectiveness in warding off dementia. Faith Lapidus reports. Read the story on Voice of America.

  • FOX NewsDentist faces charges after 4-year-old suffers brain damage

    A Texas dentist was indicted Monday over a 2016 incident that left a 4-year-old pediatric patient with permanent brain damage. Read more on FOX News.

  • FOX NewsIndian girl, 10, who was raped pleads for right to abortion

    A 10-year-old girl who says she was raped and impregnated by her uncle is trying to win permission from India’s Supreme Court to abort the child, with the girl’s parents claiming her body isn’t developed enough to carry the baby. Read more on FOX News.

  • The IndependentOwning a dog could be key to keeping older people healthy and active, study finds

    Dog walking could be key to keeping older people more active, a new study has confirmed. Older dog owners spend less time in the day being sedentary, researchers found. They discovered that regularly walking a dog boosts levels of physical activity in older people, especially during the winter. The research, published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, analysed Read more...

  • ABC18-year-old arrested after allegedly livestreaming deadly car crash

    A California teenager is accused of driving under the influence and causing a deadly car crash while livestreaming on social media. The driver, Obdulia Sanchez, 18, of Stockton, California, crashed on July 21 in Los Banos, California, about 80 miles southeast of San Jose, the California Highway Patrol said. The crash happened when the car went through a barbed wire Read more...

  • The Columbus DispatchSummer lunch program helps East Side children, senior citizens bridge generations

    Emily Jeffries On a recent Thursday, Davaunte Lane strolled into the community room of an East Side apartment complex and, without a bit of hesitation, greeted a man more than 60 years his senior. Davaunte, 12, and Waymond Williams, 75, exchanged a high-five. “Hey, how ya’ doing this afternoon?” asked Williams, handing the youth a clear container packed with a sandwich, an apple, canned Read more...

  • People5-Year-Old Heart Transplant Patient Ari Schultz Has Died

    The 5-year-old Massachusetts boy who captivated the Internet in March with his sweet reaction to news he’d be receiving a heart transplant has died. Ari Schultz earned the nickname “Danger” by his family for his brave attitude amid his long health battle — one that put him through more than 10 operations, including the aforementioned heart transplant. His family announced the news Read more...

  • Hartford CourantPedestrian Killed On Route 201 In North Stonington

    A 41-year-old man was struck and killed by a vehicle Tuesday afternoon on Route 201 by Cossaduck Road, state police said.Christopher Bosma, of North Stonington, was struck shortly before 2 p.m. by a 66-year-old woman, police said.She was driving a Dodge Grand Caravan, traveling north on Route 201 when she veered off the road and struck Bosma, police said. Route Read more...

  • ReutersBlood sugar swings tied to depression in elderly with type 2 diabetes

    (Reuters Health) – Greater ups and downs of hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c), a marker of long-term blood sugar levels, are associated with a higher number of symptoms of depression in elderly individuals with type 2 diabetes, a recent Israeli study finds. Read the story on Reuters.