Good for the Heart, Good for the Brain

Just as public health campaigns on the benefits of diet, exercise, and quitting smoking have raised awareness that reducing heart disease risk is at least partly within our control, experts say more should be done to increase public understanding that lifestyle choices can reduce Alzheimer’s risk, too.

The First Wave in a Long Goodbye

On Saturday, The New York Times unveiled a masterful, 20,000-word story that takes an unusual look at Alzheimer’s disease. Rather than focusing on the end stages of the disease, as many such stories do, the reporter follows Geri Taylor, a woman diagnosed just a few years ago.