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Capgras Syndrome

*** “You’re not my husband.” “Huh?  Yes I am.” “No, you may look like my husband, but you’re not him.” “What are you talking about?  Of course I’m your husband.  See?  It’s me?” “Nope.  You’re not him.  Now get out ...

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The National Alzheimer’s Plan (B)

… Nobody likes hypotheticals, especially the real-life kind that play out beyond the laboratory microscopes and petri dishes. And I hate to be a Debbie-Downer, but after billions of dollars and hundreds of single-therapeutic drug failures, at some point you’ve ...

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Lessons from Bob the Anxious Caveman

A very long time ago, Bob, a caveman, lived with other cave-people in a rock-walled dwelling carved into the the side of a mountain.  Bob was strong and independent, and saw himself as a very capable provider. Bob sometimes worried ...

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