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New Test Could Spot Early Signs Of Alzheimer’s Disease

With more and more people being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, doctors say it’s critical to identify problems with memory and thinking as soon as possible. Now, a simple test could help spot the early signs of the disease. Click on the link for more information.

01/13/2014

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Country Music Legend’s Daughter Pushes For Alzheimer’s Research Funding

An emotional moment in Washington, D.C. The daughter of country music legend Glen Campbell testified on Capitol Hill that her dad is struggling with Alzheimer’s and it may soon silence his music.

04/25/2013

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Maryland Balls Raising Alzheimer’s Research Funds

Alzheimer’s affects about 5.4 million people in the United States and, as of 2010, about 86,000 people in Maryland, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. Next month, three people with Carroll County ties will dance to help raise awareness and money for the Association.

03/14/2013

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Md. Revokes Assisted-Living Home’s License

The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene says it has revoked the license of a Boonsboro assisted-living center where an 84-year-old Alzheimer’s patient was badly hurt in a fall through an unfinished floor.

03/08/2013

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Md. Politician Shares His Wife’s Struggle With Early-Onset Alzheimer’s

Heartbreak. One of Maryland’s most promising politicians was devastated when his 52-year-old wife developed Alzheimer’s.

02/27/2013

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Johns Hopkins University Doctors Experiment With Pacemaker To Combat Alzheimer’s

One in eight older Americans has Alzheimer’s disease. Now doctors right here in Baltimore break new ground in the fight against it.

12/10/2012

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Unforgettable Lyrics: Grammy Award-Winning Country Star Battles Alzheimer’s

Sunday’s 54th Annual Grammy Awards will feature a special performance by Lifetime Achievement Award winner Glen Campbell. But what you’ll only see now is how Campbell and his wife are handling a very difficult disease with openness and humor.

02/10/2012

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