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1 HOUR AGO - Huffington Post

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World's Oldest Woman Misao Okawa Celebrates 117th Birthday

The oldest woman in the world, Japan's Misao Okawa, celebrated her birthday today (it's actually March 5), and though she's also one of the oldest people to ever live, the 117-year-old insists living this long is really no big deal. Okawa celebrated her birthday a day early wearing a pink kimono at her nursing home and was presented with a ...

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MAR 03, 2015 - Washington Times

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Church: Canadian pastor missing in North Korea

TORONTO (AP) - A senior pastor at a Canadian church has been missing in North Korea since late January, officials said Tuesday. Reverend Hyeon Soo Lim travelled to North Korea on Jan. 31 as part of a regular humanitarian mission where he supports a nursing home, a nursery and an ...

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MAR 03, 2015 - NPR

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GAO Report Urges Fewer Antipsychotic Drugs For Dementia Patients

Strong drugs are rarely warranted to control the behavior of dementia patients, specialists say. But antipsychotic medicine is being overprescribed, and not just among residents of nursing homes.

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MAR 02, 2015 - NPR

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GAO Report Urges Fewer Antipyschotic Drugs For Dementia Patients

Strong drugs are rarely warranted to control the behavior of dementia patients, specialists say. But antipsychotic medicine is being overprescribed, and not just among residents of nursing homes.

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MAR 02, 2015 - Washington Times

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Ex-nursing home manager gets prison for embezzling $460,000

LANSING, Mich. (AP) - A nursing home business manager who stole $460,000 from residents of the Oakland County facility has been sentenced to between two years, four months and 20 years in prison. Forty-four-year-old Tina Binkley of Almont pleaded guilty Jan. 27 to one count of embezzlement from vulnerable adults. ...

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