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Early Alzheimer’s Detection Could Help Ease Stress, Some Say

New tests could detect Alzheimer’s disease 10 to 20 years before symptoms appear, the Miami Herald reports. While there’s no cure, doctors say that knowing what to expect could ease the stress for families who will end up caring for an Alzheimer’s patient. 

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