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  1. Olympia Dukakis: Health Activist

    You're a health activist. What sparked your interest? My mother suffered from Alzheimer's. And I was diagnosed with osteoporosis in the early 1990s. It's a message to all women that ... it's not an infirmity you have to endure. Something can be done. Did caring for your mother inspire you to do your

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  2. New Thinking About Alzheimer's Treatment

    Using powerful new drug-screening technologies, researchers are identifying dozens, perhaps hundreds of possible targets for drugs aimed at preventing, treating, or slowing the progression of Alzheimer's disease (AD). Many of these compounds appear to work in animals with Alzheimer's-type dementia -

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  3. Is Your Memory Normal?

    They say that memory loss is the second thing to happen as you get older. So what's the first? Umm, I forgot! And actually, by the time you reach the end of this story, you may remember only a fraction of it. Not to worry, you're not alone. Experts say that mild memory loss is perfectly normal -- es

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  4. Caregiver Grief Triggers Mixed Emotions

    The nation's grief surfaced on Saturday, when former President Ronald Reagan finally succumbed to Alzheimer's disease after a 10-year battle. But in millions of individual American homes dealing with a similar fate, it often starts long before a death. It may come with the initial diagnosis -- of mu

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  5. Alzheimer's Cure Elusive Despite Progress

    Former President Reagan's long struggle with Alzheimer's disease is over at last. But his fight continues. Sadly, Alzheimer's disease can't yet be cured. Not even for the strongest women and men. Not even with the best medical care on earth. Yet medical progress offers more reason for hope than for

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  6. Questions to Ask the Care Team

    Questions to Ask the Care Team

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