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Alzheimer’s

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Tips To Ward Off Memory Problems

Contrary to popular belief, Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia are not natural consequences of growing old.

10/20/2013

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VIDEO: Learning About Alzheimer’s

An overview of Alzheimer’s Disease, including risk factors and prevention.

10/20/2013

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Mass. Becomes First State To Join Alzheimer’s Information Program

State officials say Massachusetts has become the first state in the nation to sign on to a program that provides employees information about Alzheimer’s Disease.

09/14/2013

Memory Loss, Injury, Alzheimer Disease

NightSide – Dr. Paul Raia And Mary Demakes Discuss Alzheimer’s Disease

Have Questions About Alzheimer’s Disease?

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–11/27/2012

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Diseases Showing Up More In Younger Age Groups

Many diseases and conditions we associate with old age are increasingly showing up at earlier ages.

07/10/2012

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Boston Launches Effort Aimed At Finding Missing People With Special Needs

The city of Boston is launching a new program that will help track down lost children and adults with special needs.

07/29/2011

Alzheimer's Disease

New Guidelines Define Pre-Alzheimer’s Disease

The first new guidelines for diagnosing Alzheimer’s disease in nearly 30 years establish earlier stages of the mind-robbing disease.

04/19/2011

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Medical Minute: MRI’s In The Detection Of Memory Loss

WBZ’s Dr. Murray Feingold explains how memory loss may be detected with magnetic resonance imaging.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/15/2011

Alzheimer's Disease

Experts: Friends, Family Spend 17 Billion Hours On Alzheimer’s Care

Far more people than previously believed are providing billions of hours of unpaid care for Alzheimer’s patients, highlighting the growing impact of a graying population.

03/15/2011

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Sargent Shriver In Critical Condition

A family spokeswoman says former Peace Corps director and vice-presidential nominee R. Sargent Shriver is in critical condition in a hospital in Maryland.

01/17/2011