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May 17, 2014 · An estimated 5.2 million Americans live with Alzheimer's. By 2025, the number [...] in Brain & Nervous System

Yes, I do. I ama baby boomer. I took care of my father during his time with Alzheimer’s. It was incredibly sad. Next, his sister and brother showed symptoms of the disease. They died within a couple of years of each other. I am approaching 60 and scared. My father was 72 when he showed symptoms and dead at 75. As the large group of boomers age, what’s going to become of us ? We don’t heve strong family ties like our parent’s generation. Yes, we need to put more money into research.

Nov 6, 2011 · TMJ in Bones, Joints & Muscles

Did you have your jaw replacements done at Mayo? I had Silastice placed in 1986, followed by having jaw broken and brought out in 1988. Had Chromium cobalt metal fossa eminence prosthesis put in on other side 1997. Was explanted in 2002 and the metal prosthesis put in on that side. Finially, they had to break my jaw and shwing it around in 2005. Got the “no chew” diet down by now. As long as I can eat and chew, I am grateful