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.

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Big rig crosses Highway 99 median, strikes car in Merced

A driver escaped with minor injuries south of Merced after a big rig crossed the center divider and struck a car in the opposite lane, California Highway Patrol reported Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Big rig crosses Highway 99 median, strikes car in Merced 1:30

Big rig crosses Highway 99 median, strikes car in Merced

Tahitian dance festival this weekend in Merced 1:08

Tahitian dance festival this weekend in Merced

Fifth annual Soroptimist International of Los Banos conference 2:16

Fifth annual Soroptimist International of Los Banos conference

Passengers 'lucky' to survive in Merced County, CHP says 0:40

Passengers 'lucky' to survive in Merced County, CHP says