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Idaho Falls Teen Fighting “Childhood Alzheimer’s” Disease

IDAHO FALLS – A local teenager is fighting an extremely rare disease often referred to as "Childhood Alzheimer's." Kristen Wells, 17, was diagnosed with Niemann-Pick Type C (NPC) five years ago. It's a disease that causes her body cells to attack each other, according the […]

At-home test may help diagnose Alzheimer’s

With more and more people being diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, doctors say it's critical to identify problems with memory and thinking as soon as possible. Now, a simple new test may help spot the early signs of the disease. Teri Okita reports.

Early On-Set Alzheimer’s: One Year Later

Pittsford, N.Y. – It has been one year since we met Amy Norton, a woman from Pittsford who was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's disease two and a half years ago. She was 43 years old. We checked back to see how life has changed for […]

Singer Glen Campbell on his recent Alzheimer’s diagnosis

Glen Campbell went public in June with the news that he has Alzheimer's disease, and he's marking the twilight of his life with a surprisingly ambitious project. The country singer's final, revealing album, 'Ghost on the Canvas,' is out on August 30. By Rene Alston […]