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Glen Campbell’s dementia

Glen Campbell was the son of a sharecropper who went from childhood poverty to wealth and world fame as a country singer, but he...

John Urschel quits football in order to save his brain

John Urschel, arguably the smartest player in the National Football League, just retired from football at age 26 to avoid concussions that can cause...

Sam Shepard and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Sam Shepard was a prolific playwright, actor, screenwriter and director who: • acted in more than sixty films and was nominated for an Academy Award...

Hearing Loss Association of America-Central Florida’s meeting in September canceled  

The board members of the Hearing Loss Association of America-Central Florida have made the decision to forgo the first chapter meeting of its 2017...

The Villages Health apparently attempting to woo back patients

The Villages Health is surveying former patients in an apparent effort to woo some of them back. Responses to the survey by Study Hall Research,...

Grass-fed vs. corn-fed meat

Nobody has presented good evidence that eating meat from grass-fed animals is more healthful than the meat from corn-fed animals. The main health arguments...

Dr. Mirkin will speak on healthy eating to Nutz for Nutrition group at FishHawk...

Dr. Gabe Mirkin, a Villager and Villages-News.com columnist, will speak in August to the Nutz for Nutrition group at FishHawk Recreation Center. The Nutz for Nutrition,...

Sumter County commissioner contends that ‘market is not crying for medical marijuana’

Sumter County commissioners voted to ban any more medical marijuana dispensaries at their meeting Tuesday night. The ban will not affect two dispensaries already approved....

Blood pressure during and after exercise

High blood pressure puts you at increased risk for suffering a heart attack or stroke and damaging every organ in your body. Lowering high...

Florida Department of Health in Sumter County seeks help to shrink mosquito populations

The Florida Department of Health in Sumter County would like to recruit Sumter County residents into the fight to limit the size of local...

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