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Grande Ronde Hospital Home Care Serv
(541) 963-1437
802 Sunset Drive, P O Box 3290
La Grande, OR
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Hospices

Grande Ronde Hospital Hc
(541) 963-1453
800 Sunset Drive
La Grande, OR
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Home Health Agencies

Evergreen Vista Health & Rehab
(541) 963-4184
103 Adams Ave
La Grande, OR
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Skilled Nursing Facilities

Inski Howard E quan Yu
(541) 663-3138
506 4th St
La Grande, OR
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Internal Medicine

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Elizabeth Anne Neeley
(541) 963-3138
506 4th St
La Grande, OR
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Internal Medicine

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Grande Ronde Transitional Unit
(541) 963-1401
900 Sunset Dr
La Grande, OR
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Evergreen Hlth Rehab Ct
(541) 963-8678
91 Aries Lane
La Grande, OR
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Skilled Nursing Facilities

Susan Kathleen Rice
(541) 963-3138
506 4th St
La Grande, OR
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Internal Medicine

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Kenneth R Chasteen
(541) 963-8421
900 Sunset Dr
La Grande, OR
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General Practice, Emergency Medicine

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Stephen Robert Bump
(541) 963-3138
506 4th St
La Grande, OR
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Internal Medicine

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Caffeine May Counteract Alzheimer’s Disease

By David Bois – first published on tonic.com on Tuesday, May 18, 2010 12:54 PM ET

In addition to that morning kick, caffeine may offer us protective benefits against Alzheimer’s disease according to a new study conducted in Portugal.

As Tonic reported this week, an Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis is made in America every 60 seconds. A cure that still eludes us (for not too much longer, we hope) and a population that is aging combine to compel us to remain vigilant and supportive of those who are afflicted and of others who care for them. In the meantime, fascinating bits of insight will arise that help us to better understand this cruel affliction, such as this one reported by Science Daily , which will make an appropriate companion read for that fresh cup of joe you just poured.

In a study of studies, researchers in Portugal have assembled and reviewed a collection of original experimental and epidemiological studies that explore the effects of caffeine on cognitive function and deterioration, and have found evidence that caffeine may slow the progress of the disease and may mitigate the erosion of cognitive function that AD can bring. The subsequent analysis, spearheaded by Alexandre de Mendonça from the University of Lisbon and Rodrigo A. Cunha from the University of Coimbra is available online in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease .

Among the primary findings that the ambitious research literature has uncovered are evidence for R...

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