Tag: alzheimer’s

Hubwonk host Joe Selvaggi talks with precision medicine expert Hannah Mamuszka and Pioneer Institute’s Bill Smith about the promises and pitfalls of the newly approved Alzheimer’s drug Aduhelm, and the challenges presented when new, expensive drugs of dubious benefit are introduced to the nation’s formulary.

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Even if you’re not a hockey fan, there are two (three, actually) valuable lessons here, whether in sports, politics, or business. They emanate from a two-game set this week between the NHL’s Washington Capitals (I am a 43-year fan) and the New York Rangers. I’m still a proud hockey dad. The first game featured a […]

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Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is attempting to elbow Dr. Ben Carson aside in brain expertise, claiming that if she’s elected she’ll eradicate Alzheimer’s disease by 2025. It’s a cause close to the former first lady’s heart, as both she and her husband have repeatedly suffered the devastating effects of memory loss when giving […]

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One of the things about Trump that hasn’t gotten much attention is the state of his health. I have begun to wonder whether Trump’s litany of zany, illogical, contradictory, and often provably-wrong statements of late are a warning sign that he is beginning the slide into that terrible, degenerative, incurable disease: Alzheimer’s. The conventional wisdom […]

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Despite the Academy Award bestowed on Julianne Moore, her movie “Still Alice”  is far from  a commercial success. In my search here, it has been little (perhaps not at all) discussed. The movie just reached my lightly populated neck of the woods this week, and now, having seen it, I have one point to make. […]

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