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Alzheimer's Disease Underdiagnosed

About 5.3 million Americans have Alzheimer's disease, the latest statistics suggest, and it's likely about as common on Native American reservations as anywhere else. But a diagnosis in Indian Country is rarer, say mental health workers. That's likely at least partly because of a cultural belief — many Native American communities don't recognize dementia as a disorder. http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2015/12/28/458041798/alzheimers-disease-underdiagnosed-in-indian-country #FullNewsAudioAvailable #NPR

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