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HealthSmart: Mysterious Memory

Written by Keira McGuire, witf Producer and Host | Sep 25, 2014 10:19 AM

Memory is a powerful thing.  The ability to recall memories can bring us so much joy, while the inability to recall memories can be devastating.

Today, the Centers for Disease Control estimates that over five million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer's Disease.  With the aging population, that number is expected to more than double by the year 2050.

We still have a lot to discover about memory function but we have come a long way.  On HealthSmart: Mysterious Memory we'll answer your memory related questions.  How are memories formed and stored in the brain?  Should we expect some changes in memory function as we age?  When should we be concerned there’s a bigger problem?  Plus, we’ll offer tips for maximizing your memory function now.

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