Wellness Wednesday: Alzheimer’s Test, Taft’s Fats, Obamacare

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Over 5 million Americans have Alzheimer’s, and for many people over 50, a forgotten phone number can feel like the beginning of a long decline. We’ll talk about a test to help detect the early symptoms of cognitive decline. We’ll also compare President Taft’s weight loss struggles with our own, and get the latest on the rollout of ObamaCare.

Guests

  • Dr. John Swartzberg, Chair, Editorial Board, UC Berkeley School of Public Health Wellness Letter
  • Dr. Doug Scharre, director of the Division of Cognitive Neurology, and head of the Memory Disorders Research Center at Ohio State’s Wexner Medical Center
  • Olga Khazan, associate editor at the Atlantic

Links

SAGE Cognitive Abilities Test

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