Can A High School Test Predict If We Get Alzheimer’s?

Getting dementia and Alzheimer’s is a terrifying prospect. It can also be bankrupting if you require lengthy home or institutional care. So when the Washington Post published a story about a test predicting our risk of Alzheimer’s as far back as adolescence, I was intrigued.  A half a million kids took the test, so now …

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Lyme Questions For The Common Ground Fair in Unity, Maine.

I thought a somewhat humorous, somewhat terrifying quiz might be the best way to approach the question of living with Lyme in an endemic state like Maine. If you can't make the presentation, I wanted to give you the questions. See how you do. (Hint: the answers are all in my books on Lyme.) 20 …

Seeing The Outback Vision Protocol Clearly.

Here's the question: if something is amazingly successful, why does it need to saturate the airwaves with advertising? That's the problem with the Outback Vision Protocol, which was first sent to me by a patient. The extremely long infomercial-style presentation promised me that two marvelous supplements would cure very serious vision problems. My hearty presenter …