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Wellness Wednesday: Alzheimer's Test, Taft's Fats, Obamacare


Over 5 million Americans have Alzheimer's, and for many people over 50, a forgotten phone number can feel like the beginning of a long decline. We'll talk about a test to help detect the early symptoms of cognitive decline. We'll also compare President Taft's weight loss struggles with our own, and get the latest on the rollout of ObamaCare.


  • Dr. John Swartzberg, Chair, Editorial Board, UC Berkeley School of Public Health Wellness Letter
  • Dr. Doug Scharre, director of the Division of Cognitive Neurology, and head of the Memory Disorders Research Center at Ohio State’s Wexner Medical Center
  • Olga Khazan, associate editor at the Atlantic


SAGE Cognitive Abilities Test