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An underreported health crisis that some can't remember and loved ones can't forget

Seeing the decline of someone with Alzheimer's or another form of dementia is nothing short of heartbreaking. Below you can see what the disease looks like now and what it's expected to look like by 2050. Safe to say: It doesn't get prettier with age.

An underreported health crisis that some can't remember and loved ones can't forget
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This article originally appeared on 04.13.18


Teens have a knack for coming up with clever ways to rage against the system.

When I was in high school, the most notorious urban legend whispered about in hallways and at parties went like this: A teacher told his class that they were allowed to put "anything" on a notecard to assist them during a science test. Supposedly, one of his students arrived on test day with a grown adult at his side — a college chemistry major, who proceeded to stand on the notecard and give him answers. The teacher was apparently so impressed by the student's cunning that he gave him a high score, then canceled class for the rest of the week because he was in such a good mood.

Of course, I didn't know anyone who'd ever actually try such a thing. Why ruin a good story with reality — that pulling this kind of trick would probably earn you detention?

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