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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(San Francisco: Robert Bazell) The controversy over early testing & diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease examined; details given of the increase in older patients getting brain scans due to new Medicare coverage and the search for drugs to slow the progression. [Study participant Robert MASSON- describes his memory lapses.] [Patient Laura McKINNEY- reacts to being told she is in the early stages of Alzheimer’s.] [Researcher Dr. Howard WEINER- says there is no treatment shown to slow the progression.]
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- Brokaw, Tom;
- Bazell, Robert
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