Monday, November 10, 2008

Preventing Alzheimer's Disease

nbc Los Angeles

More than 5.2 million people live with Alzheimer’s disease in the U.S., and that number is expected to double by 2030. Tommy Lasorda is trying to help cut that number.

There is no cure... But there are ways to protect yourself, Dr. Bruce reported on the Anti-Alzheimer’s prescription.
Tommy Lasorda of the Los Angeles Dodgers has a lot of things to keep track of.

“I make a lot of speeches, when you're 81 yrs old, it's tough for you to get up there and make speeches, recall it,” Lasorda said.

That's why he turns to Dr. Vincent Fortanasce, Clinical Professor of Neurology at USC, for tips on keeping his memory sharp....read the whole story

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