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Alzheimer Disease: How Soon Would You Want To Know?

Alzheimer Disease: How Soon Would You Want To Know?

Have you been forgetful lately? Any difficulty concentrating? Trouble recalling names? Answer “yes” to even one question like that, and there are some who want you to head to a clinic for memory screening.

August 25, 2014 — Hilda Bastian

The Pitfalls of Disease Prevention Strategies

Act I: An ounce of “prevention.” “Prevention is better than cure.” Aphorisms like this go back a long way. And most of our dramatic triumphs against disease come from prevention: clean water, making roads and workplaces safer, antiseptic routines in hospital, reducing smoking, immunization, stemming the spread of HIV.

March 23, 2014 — Hilda Bastian