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Medicine: Alzheimer’s Disease #1051636

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 03, 2013
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Series on the latest advances in slowing down and eventually curing Alzheimer’s disease introduced.

(Studio: Maria Shriver) The Buddy Program at Chicago’s Northwestern University that pairs Alzheimer’s patients with 1st year medical students featured. [Northwestern University researcher Darby MORHARDT†- says it helps humanize patients with Alzheimer’s.] [Student Lee HAGGENJOS†- comments on his mentor/patient Anne Chank‡.] [CHANK – comments on her condition.] Similar programs at Boston University, Dartmouth and Washington University noted.

Williams, Brian;
Shriver, Maria

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