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With 5.4 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s today, African Americans are twice as likely to be diagnosed with the disease. As awareness continues to grow around Alzheimer’s, the new Alzheimer’s Prevention Registry created and led by Banner Alzheimer’s Institute allows concerned individuals to enroll and help further research in an effort to treat and prevent the disease.

A new survey shows nearly half of U.S. adults have a personal connection to Alzheimer's disease. According to a national survey for the Banner Alzheimer's Institute, the results also found more than seven in 10 adults, or 218 million Americans, worry about memory loss or the disease for themselves or a loved one.

EtienneDominican Dr. Carissa Etienne was elected director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), becoming the second Caribbean national to occupy the post.

Dr. Etienne, whose election took place during the 28th Pan American Sanitary Conference here last month, will begin her five-year term on Feb. 1, 2013. She replaces Dr. Mirta Roses Periago of Argentina, who has held the post since 2003.

In an effort to promote innovative business models that offer accessible health services to low- income women in Haiti, the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) will partner with the international group Global Partnerships to promote innovative business models .

The MIF said the project, which includes Ecuador, Honduras and Nicaragua, will receive non-reimbursable financing of more than $1 million over a three-year implementation period.

cellOxygenated water is consumed by consumers to keep the skin looking healthy and great. “Lack of oxygen causes improper functioning cells which create an acidic state in the body, often causing cancer & many kinds of illness as well as premature aging.” http://www.path-found.com/oxywater-facts.cfm.

So drinking oxygenated water is good to ingest internally but what about externally.  Our skin is the largest organ in the body and it absorbs whatever is put on it. 

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