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Will I Inherit Dementia?

“My mother had dementia, so I will too.” I hear this common misconception all the time, so allow me to clarify a few things.  Dementia is not a disease or trait.  It is not a genetic certainty like eye color ...

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#ENDALZ: A Personal Call to Action

I’ve been thinking about this massive #ENDALZ movement- the hashtag, who uses it, what it means… I taped it on my back in 2013 when I ran the Baltimore Marathon.  I thought I’d use the 26 miles to spread awareness ...

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Reversing Metabolic Syndrome

*** Our modern day diets look nothing like that of our ancestors.  Although our basic human physiology has been exactly the same for the last 200,000 years, our dietary intake has changed dramatically, especially within just the last 50 years. ...

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Dual Task Training for the Win

For those of you crossword puzzle junkies out there… those of you who love your daily JUMBLE in the newspaper… those who spend big bucks on computerized brain games like Luminosity… I commend your commitment to brain health, although the ...

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