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Be Part of an Alzheimer’s Study

The number of people suffering from Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is astounding-but even more so is the number of people caring for a loved one suffering from AD. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, more than 5 million Americans have AD and almost 11 million people are serving as their unpaid caregivers....

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Alzheimer’s Preventable with Lifestyle Changes

New research suggests that nearly half of worldwide Alzheimer’s disease cases can be prevented by making healthy lifestyle changes that are often associated with preventing other chronic health conditions.Researchers at the San Francisco VA Medical Center concluded that the following contributed to the disease: physical inactivity, depression, smoking, mid-life hypertension,...

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