Brain-eating amoeba is one of the deadliest organisms in the world. It is found in 70% of all ponds and lakes in the United States, and has even been found in some drinking water. Only three people have survived being infected in the last 50 years, including 12-year-old Kali Harding.
According to the CDC, up to 300,000 people could contract Lyme disease in a given year. What is it, how can you protect yourself, and does “Chronic Lyme Disease” exist? Tune in today to hear Dr. John Halperin, Lyme Disease Specialist at Overlook Medical Center, and Dr. Richard Horowitz of the International Lyme & Associated Diseases Society weigh in on the debate.
Check out these free resources and services for people dealing with and caring for people with Alzheimer’s and dementia.
Useful tips for anyone touched by dementia from Lori La Bey, founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks.
Life throws us curve balls and sometimes we find ourselves in the most harrowing of situations. Always be prepared for the unthinkable. See survival tips from Regional Communications Director for the Red Cross, Sam Kille!