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  • Would You Want to Know?

    Americans fear Alzheimer’s disease more than any other condition including cancer, heart disease, stroke or any other life-threatening diseases according to opinion polls.  I’ve written a lot about this memory-robbing condition that affects more than five million people in...

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  • No Vaccine for the Other Plague

    You’re fortunate that you haven’t contracted COVID, and you may even have received your first dose of a vaccine, but you likely have been laid low by the other scourge: the quarantine.  I’ve talked about the ill effects –...

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  • What Tony Bennett Can Teach Us

    Tony Bennet has arguably been one of those “one in a million” kind of musical talents, but sadly he now also is one of more than five million.  Mr. Bennett has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, a condition that...

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  • Scamming as a Superspreader

    We have all seen the advertisements for the on-line services that will help you find your ancestry by taking a sample of saliva and matching up your genes against many thousands or even millions of others.  My husband found...

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  • Until the Vaccine?

    We have all been following the news on vaccine rollouts, and frankly you may have been as disappointed as I have been with how slowly this mobilization has been progressing.  With the exception of West Virginia, the state by...

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  • Good Lies are Good Therapy?

    There are those who have not seen any changes in their lives in the midst of this pandemic and quarantine.  They’re our older family members with Alzheimer’s disease or some other form of dementia that has robbed them of...

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  • Better than a Resolution

    After nearly a year of a pandemic and its quarantine, we are all ready to get back to normal.  We all have been through the drill of a new year where we vow to get back to the gym,...

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  • Good News from 2020?

    Raise your hand if you haven’t heard enough bad news in 2020.  I thought so.  We know we are not yet out of this pandemic, but I am not going to talk about any of that today.  Instead, let...

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