Chance Of Getting Dementia If Parent Has It

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More Education Means A Lesser Chance of Getting Alzheimer's, Dementia

Who'd have thought it? Parents now have new ammunition to help them convince kids to further their educations. 

 

According to a Finnish study, published in the October 2, 2007 issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology, "people who don't finish high school are at a higher risk of developing dementia and Alzheimer's disease compared to people with more education, regardless of lifestyle choices and characteristics such as income, occupation, physical activity...

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