A common type 2 diabetes drug called metformin may have an unexpected, but positive, side effect: new research suggests that people taking the drug appear to have significantly slower declines in thinking and memory as they age. “Our six-year study of older Australians with type 2 diabetes has uncovered a link between metformin use and…

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Alzheimer’s News The holidays are often filled with sharing, laughter and memories. But they can also bring stress, disappointment, sadness — and due to the COVID-19 pandemic — heightened risk for spreading the virus, especially for older adults who tend to have underlying health conditions. A person living with Alzheimer’s may feel a special sense…

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Faithful, fun, inclusive, energized congregation in West County St Louis seeks a part-time (20 hours) church bookkeeper to overlap with and replace the retiring staff member. We need someone to partner with our volunteer Treasurer, Stewardship Committee and Church Council to help us meet our mission and vision. Your primary role would be to record…

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Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) is one of those old famous guys we all think we know something about. He had something to do with psychiatry, but that’s about as far as the average person goes. Many of his theories have largely been debunked by 2020, yet he changed the course of many lives when it comes…

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Being a Civil Voice in Uncivil Times “Indeed, the body does not consist of one member but of many.  If the foot would say, ‘Because I am not a hand, I do not belong to the body,’ that would not make it any less a part of the body.  And if the ear would say,…

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