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Is there hope in the war on Alzheimer’s? Maybe

There’s no cure for Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, which affects more than five million Americans and their families — but maybe there’s hope. Mount Sinai Medical Center, UHealth, Miami Jewish Health Systems and Cleveland Clinic Florida are all working with memory disorder patients, and a new five-year study is investigating normal aging vs. early signs of memory loss.

Health & Fitness

A sleep lab may be your answer for insomnia, obstructive apnea

Sleep clinics, like those run by Baptist Health, Cleveland Clinic and UHealth-University of Miami Health System, are treating many common sleep disorders like insomnia, obstructive sleep apnea and other sleep-depriving issues that can lead to heart attack, high blood pressure drowsy driving accidents and poor work performance. Sometimes help is as easy as breathing through a CPAP machine or new medications for insomnia.

Technology

Domino's test new drone pizza delivery

Pizza chain Domino’s aims to become the first company in the world to operate a commercial drone delivery service, through its New Zealand operation. Domino’s partnered with Australian drone company Flirtey for a trial delivery in Auckland with the goal of starting commercial deliveries later this year.

Jock Doc

Snapping hip when you run may mean tight muscles

Q. I am a 42-year-old runner who has snapping on the side of my right hip. When I run and flex my knee, I feel a snap. Sometimes it hurts when it snaps. I did not injure it and it has gradually come on two months ago. I can still run but have had to cut down my mileage. It is getting annoying and I am also concerned if it is safe to run. What is my next step?

Home & Garden

With a childlike whimsy

LOS ANGELES - Married eight years, the couple work together as the creative agency NONdesigns and live in the Dorland house, a two-bedroom, one-bath house designed by Lloyd Wright that they purchased in 2013.

Pets

These old dogs are special picks at sanctuary

NORTH VERSAILLES, Pa. - Eleven dogs greet visitors at the door of the lovely 115-year-old Victorian house. There's a lot of slow-motion tail wagging but very little barking and no jumping up and down. Most of the dogs have a lot of white around their muzzles, several limp a bit, and some have the rheumy eyes that come with great age.

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Domino's test new drone pizza delivery

Pizza chain Domino’s aims to become the first company in the world to operate a commercial drone delivery service, through its New Zealand operation. Domino’s partnered with Australian drone company Flirtey for a trial delivery in Auckland with the goal of starting commercial deliveries later this year.
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Domino's test new drone pizza delivery 1:03

Domino's test new drone pizza delivery

Local chefs workout together in the Get Fit Challenge 1:08

Local chefs workout together in the Get Fit Challenge

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Gloria Estefan, husband unveil Estefan Kitchen Express at MIA

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Zapping Zika fears during pregnancy