"... For people of a certain age, it’s not uncommon to seize on any forgetfulness as a symptom of Alzheimer’s disease. Lose the car keys, forget a name, read a Top 10 list of dementia’s warning signs and the worry begins. “Even more epidemic than Alzheimer’s itself is the fear of Alzheimer’s,” said Richard Lipton, who heads the Einstein Aging Study at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. ..."
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