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3 Prescription Drugs That Do More Harm Than Good | Care2 Healthy Living

3 Prescription Drugs That Do More Harm Than Good | Care2 Healthy Living

By Pamela Weintraub, Experience Life True story: He had been a faculty member in three departments of a major university with an IQ north of 180. Over time, the professor lost the ability to recognize people he’d known closely for decades and to read more than a page of text at a time. He’d repeat the same thing over and over, not recalling he’d already said it. The diagnosis: rapidly progressive Alzheimer’s. When he went to his 50th college reunion, he wore a sign around his neck with his name and the statement, I have Alzheimer’s . Old friends needed an explanation for why he couldn’t recognize people he’d known for decades or repeated himself endlessly throughout the night. His condition seemed hopeless when he applied to enter a clinical trial testing a new Alzheimer’s drug at Duke University. Before he started the clinical trial, his wife took him off his cholesterol-...

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