National Opinions

National Opinions

Doctors need better training to diagnose Alzheimer’s early

As a neurologist with the UCSF Memory and Aging Center, I have dedicated my professional career to helping patients and families cope with the devastating effects of Alzheimer’s disease. Early diagnosis is the single most effective step to help patients, but more than half of all people living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias have not been diagnosed.

Minor injuries reported in rollover crash near Merced

The California Highway Patrol and the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, Merced County respond to the scene of a rollover crash at Arboleda Drive and State Route 140 near Merced, Calif., on Wednesday, April 18, 2018.
Andrew Kuhn Merced Sun-Star