Science Magazine (January 27, 2017): The Polluted Brain

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Science Magazine (January 27, 2017): The Polluted Brain

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Fri, 01/27/2017

In a barbed wire – enclosed parking lot 100 meters downwind of the Route 110 freeway, an aluminum hose sticks out of a white trailer, its nozzle aimed at an overpass. Every minute, the hose sucks up hundreds of liters of See Original Article

Harvard Medical School News (January 18, 2017): An App a Day

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Wed, 01/18/2017

A pilot study led by Ipsit Vahia, a member of the HMS faculty of psychiatry and medical director of Geriatric Psychiatry Outpatient Services at McLean Hospital, suggests that the use of tablet computers is both a safe and potentially effective apprSee Original Article

Boston Globe (January 9, 2017): Mass. Police Increase Dementia Training

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Mon, 01/09/2017

Faye Miles, a vibrant woman who loved gardening, said she was going to run a quick errand, hopped in her truck, and headed toward the farmstand five minutes from her Wareham home.
Then, the 68-year-old retired teacher vanished. Hours later, in the midSee Original Article

MGH Research News (January 25, 2017): Superagers Retain Youthful Memory and Brain

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Wed, 01/25/2017

A gradual decline in memory is a dreaded effect of normal aging. But Massachusetts General Hospital researchers have discovered that some people in their 60s, 70s or 80s have the youthful memories of 20-year-olds and their brains show why. Bradford DiSee Original Article