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  • To B or Not to B12?

    I have written a lot about dementia over the years as well as other issues that can mimic the losses in cognition that are the hallmarks of dementia.  One potential cause of poor recall and attention that does not...

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  • Can You Live to 150?

    During this seemingly relentless pandemic, it may be difficult to think about longevity as the COVD virus has swept through all populations in all countries with some scary and mortal consequences.  But let’s be aware of the miracle –...

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  • Three Milion More Victims…

    We see the numbers on a daily basis.  How many have died from COVID, to date, we all probably know is more than 372,000 in the United States alone.  The number who have had the disease and survived is...

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  • Everything to Lose

    Not a day goes by that the sun does not linger a bit longer, that the landscape gets a bit greener, that the weather gets bit warmer and that the scammers get a bit craftier.  We all are accustomed...

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  • Not Just Spring…

    We’ve heard of Spring Training for those who follow baseball teams like the CUBS or the SOX, and we all know that it is easier to get out and about once the weather moderates as it does in Spring. ...

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  • Three Steps to the Now Normal

    Yes, it has been a long year, maybe in part because it has been more than a year of this pandemic and subsequent shutdown and quarantine.  My photo here is someone’s intentional or unintentional way of putting this quarantine...

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  • As If COVID Were Not Enough

    We’ve all heard about COVID’s symptoms…the GI upset, the shortness of breath, the fever, the added symptoms of the long-haulers, the after effects among those who survive COVID and more.  We don’t hear much about the other big side...

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  • Diseases that Mimic Dementia…But Are Treatable-part 3

    As you can tell from now a third installment about other medical conditions that can mimic dementia, it’s not a quick diagnosis once one sees cognitive difficulties in an older loved one.  And the isolation of this past year’s...

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