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By George Vradenburg

"A year ago, the broad Alzheimer's community received unfortunate news. President Obama had called for an additional $80 million for the National Institute of Health's (NIH) Alzheimer's research, but the President's request found tough sledding in Congress.Objections were raised about using funds that had been re-allocated from different public health prevention efforts.

George Vradenburg pushes for strategic investments in Alzheimer's research, the power of early diagnosis, and the importance of biomedical research (read more). 

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University of Chicago geriatrician urges against pursuing an early Alzheimer's diagnosis, Sen. Jeff Merkley's support of Alzheimer's research, and the importance of exercise, good eating, and sleep in keeping your brain active (read more).   

 

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Author Deborah Swiss advocates for Alzheimer's funding, healthy lifestyles and dementia, and ten warning signs of Alzheimer's (read more).    

 

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