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It’s Not Only About Neurons

Dementia is the world’s biggest challenge in terms of social and health costs. In the UK, we’re projected to have 1 million dementia patients in 2020 at a cost of £26bn; by 2040, costs are projected to reach £55bn. Globally, 50 million people are affected by dementia and this will increase to 152 million by… Read More »

Congress’ only female doctor is poised to change the healthcare system

Before joining Congress last year, Democrat Kim Schrier spent two decades counseling anxious parents and caring for sick children in her pediatric practice in Issaquah, Washington. Schrier, 51, took pride in becoming what she called a “de facto grandparent” — she would often be the parents’ first call when their baby was sick or wouldn’t… Read More »