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Colleton Skilled Care Facility
(843) 549-2000
501 Robertson Boulevard
Walterboro, SC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Oakwood Health Care Center Inc
(843) 549-5546
401 Witsell St P O Drawer 1427
Walterboro, SC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

John Glenn Creel
(843) 549-6331
447 Spruce St
Walterboro, SC
Specialty
Family Practice

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Luke Latimer Erwin, MD
(843) 549-7232
Walterboro, SC
Specialties
General Practice
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med, Charleston Sc 29425
Graduation Year: 1956

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Jeffrey Rae Kramer
(843) 542-9535
873 Robertson Blvd
Walterboro, SC
Specialty
Internal Medicine

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Choice Health Care Services
(843) 549-7337
336 Walter Street
Walterboro, SC
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Joseph Flowers
(843) 549-1558
107 Church St
Walterboro, SC
Specialty
Family Practice

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John Caudell Carson
(843) 549-6331
447 Spruce St
Walterboro, SC
Specialty
Family Practice

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Hildegard H Holman
(843) 497-5929
501 Robertson Blvd
Walterboro, SC
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine

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Barry Lorenzo Lee
(843) 549-1998
811 Carn St
Walterboro, SC
Specialty
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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