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After the Neurologist: What Comes Next?

  At last, you’ve seen the neurologist.  You’ve finally taken that big step to get some answers.  The long awaited diagnosis has come, or at least other diagnoses have been ruled out.  You leave the neurologist’s office with a prescription ...

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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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The Prevention Paradox

We humans are an interesting breed. We have the capacity to learn what causes disease, how to treat it, and how to cure it. We spend a boatload of money on medical research, looking for disease treatments and cures.  And ...

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T2 Protect AD Study

There is a new study for Alzheimer’s treatment opening across the county, and it’s exciting for many reasons. The T2 Protect AD Study (Troriluzole Trial for Alzheimer’s Disease) is unique because it focuses on people already affected by the disease- ...

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