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Friday 30, Alzheimer's: Portrait of an Epidemic

By Doug Fabrizio

Salt Lake City, UT –

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David Shenk is a journalist and NPR commentator who was drawn to studying Alzheimer's disease by its destructive power. Shenk's book, "The Forgetting: Alzheimer's: Portrait of an Epidemic" looks at the mysteries of Alzheimer's, how it seems to reverse the brain's development, and why it is a booming epidemic in industrialized nations. For a resource packet on Alzheimer's, please contact Jacqui Voland at KUED, (801)585-3523

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