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New Research Shows How Lifestyle Changes Could Ward Off Dementia

For many people, the prospect of developing Alzheimer’s disease can be scary. Despite the recent approval of a new Alzheimer’s drug, there’s still no proven way to cure the degenerative disease.

But recent research suggests that making a few lifestyle changes can curb memory decline.

Alex Smith from member station KCUR has the story of a Kansas City-area woman who decided to take action when her own memory started to slip.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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