"CBS Evening News with Katie Couric" airs "Where America Stands on Alzheimer's" with Dr. Jon LaPook
"CBS Evening News with Katie Couric" aired a 6-minute segment on "Where America Stands on Alzheimer's" Tuesday, January 12. During the segment, CBS Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook examined recent advancements in imaging, current research and lifestyle risk factors. He also discussed his visit to New Orleans to meet former Alzheimer’s Association Early-Stage Advisor, Lisa Carbo, and her family. Join the Association's message board discussion about this segment with exclusive commentary from Dr. LaPook. Also see Dr. LaPook's post "Senior Moment or Alzheimer's?" on the CBS News Web site.
Watch Dr. LaPook’s online interview with Alzheimer’s Association Chief Medical Officer Dr. William Thies
What you can do right now to help fight Alzheimer’s
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