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Alzheimer's Special Segment
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From today's WebMD's News Watch blog:

Currently, Alzheimer's affects over 5 million Americans, and that number is expected to grow to as many as 16 million by 2050.

We think information is one of the most important health tools you can have, and with that in mind I wanted to bring to your attention what I think will be a very important piece tonight on CBS Evening News, WebMD's partner-in-health.

Their senior medical correspondent, Dr. Jon LaPook, has for the last several months been preparing the most extensive segment he's ever been involved with since becoming a medical correspondent for the CBS Evening News with Katie Couric in 2006.

The network will devote six minutes (yes, that's six minutes, incredible for an evening news broadcast) of the 22-minute broadcast to present Dr. LaPook's look at the latest research in Alzheimer's in a segment called "CBS Reports: Where America Stands."

It will air on CBS this evening, January 12th, between 6:30 and 7 pm EST.

If you have concerns about Alzheimer's, or someone in your life is affected by it, I would urge you to tune in.

For more information, click here.

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