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Homemade Deadly Mushroom Soup Kills Two!!

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Two senior women at a small California eldercare home were killed after eating toxic mushroom soup.

The California Department of Social Services is investigating the case, but not releasing many details.

Apparently, a caretaker found several wild mushrooms in the facility's backyard and made them into a soup that she then fed to residents.

She even ate some herself.

The soup landed six people in the hospital, with two of them actually dying!

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High-Carb Diet Linked To Alzheimer's!!

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A new study found that elderly people who eat a carb heavy diet are almost four times as likely to develop mild cognitive impairment (MCI).

Carbs break down into sugars, and sugar plays a role in the development of MCI.

MCI is a precursor to Alzheimer's disease.

Not everyone that has MCI develops Alzheimer's but many do.

5.2 million Americans suffer from Alzheimer's so researchers are doing what they can to find ways to stop MCI before it happens.

The study's lead author said:

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Safe Sex For Seniors!

Filed under: Super SeniorsSilly!Sex

This is something people don't just automatically think about: old people get their smang on more and more these days!

We're talking seniors. We're talking technology, and longer life expectancy. We're talking the elderly gettin' it on!

This is great news on one hand — who wouldn't want to still be… lively… at that age — but on the other hand, this means STDs are becoming more of a problem for seniors!

Enter SaferSex4Seniors and their hilarious PSA that's been getting a lot of attention.

Think of it as Kama Sutra For Grandparents! LOLz!

Check out the full PSA (above)!!

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Noah Wyle ARRESTED At D.C. Medicaid Protest!

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Noah Wyle ARRESTED Medicaid Protest

We bet his former co-star George Clooney has a few words of encouragement for him!

Noah Wyle, who starred with the actor on ER, was also arrested today during a political protest against Congress cutting Medicaid in Washington D.C.!

The actor was with 100 other members of the group ADAPT, a group attempting to protect the elderly and those with disabilities from being forced into nursing homes, instead of being able to afford home care!

Wow! Good for him!

Such a worthy cause!

Keep standing your ground, guys!

[Image via WENN.]

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Overeating Increases The Chance For Memory Loss

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Here is another reason to watch what you eat — especially if you're a senior citizen!

A new study has linked overeating to memory loss in the elderly population. Those eating 6,000 calories a day may have DOUBLE the chance of developing mild cognitive impairment!

The diagnosis means more serious memory loss then what is expected to come naturally with aging and is a risk factor for developing dementia or even Alzheimer's!

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