Tuesday, July 29, 2014

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Alzheimer's disease is the seventh leading cause of death in American adults and affects an estimated 4.5 million Americans and 8 million more people world wide.  Alzheimer's is most prevalent in people over 65 years old.  Studies have also shown that elderly women have a much higher risk for Alzheimer's disease than men due to a drop in estrogen after menopause.

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Carol Bradley Bursack, Health Guide, posted One in Three Cases of Alzheimer’s May… Scientists who attended the 2014 Alzheimer's Association International…

07/23/14

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Carol Bradley Bursack, Health Guide, commented on Have a (Healthy) Heart to Protect Your… Thanks for the tip, Dorian. The Alzheimer's Association has used the…

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Carol Bradley Bursack, Health Guide, commented on B. Smith's Diagnosis Highlights… HI Dorian, The National Institute on Aging are has openings for many more…

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Carol Bradley Bursack, Health Guide, commented on Does Your Dementia Risk Increase If You… Thanks for an interesting post, Christine. I agree that the questions…

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