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Sam Bauman: Alzheimer’s problems over holidays surface

Before getting to how holidays can be highly stressful for both Alzheimer’s patients and their caregivers, I’d like to report that I recently came across a reference to a new procedure that allows physicians to examine patients for signs of development of the clots of growth in the brain that herald the early stages of the disease. Heretofore, the only way to decide for certain if one had Alzheimer’s was to wait for death to perform an autopsy. With the new procedure, physicians can advise patients of the growing problem and allow them to make decisions about the future before …

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