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Alzheimer’s Disease

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Online Test May Detect Alzheimer’s Disease Early

There isn’t a cure for Alzheimer’s, but researchers say they can slow the progression if it’s caught early.

CBS Miami–03/14/2014

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UM Becoming Major Player In Brain Research

The University of Miami is becoming a major player in fighting brain-related diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.


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New Test May Help Spot Early Signs Of Alzheimer’s Disease

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.

CBS Miami–01/13/2014

September is World Alzheimer’s Month and the Alzheimer’s Association Southeast Florida Chapter encourages Facebook users to change their profile picture to and END ALZ graphic.  (Source:

Miami Tower To Turn Purple Saturday Night

Purple lights will illuminate the Miami Tower Saturday night to generate awareness for Alzheimer’s Disease.


Celacio Hernandez left an Oakland Park chiropractor's office 8/5/13 and hasn't been seen since.  Source: BSO

Miami Alzheimer’s Patient Found

The Broward County Sheriff’s Office said a 79-year-old Miami man that wandered away from a medical office, Monday was found safe.

CBS Miami–08/05/2013

Joseph Butler, 79, is missing and has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease. Source: Ft. Lauderdale Police Department

Ft. Lauderdale Elderly Man Located

Fort Lauderdale police have located a man they were searching for after he wandered off from an apartment complex.

CBS Miami–08/03/2013

Deborah Mash, Director, UM Brain Endowment Bank (Source: CBS4)

Focus on South Florida: Brain Banks

Brain banks are changing the way doctors are treating patients. At the University of Miami, brain tissue is studied at the Brain Endowment Bank and sent to researchers worldwide. We focus on the work done there, and how it helps unlock the mysteries of diseases like Alzheimer’s.

My TV 33–05/13/2013


Report: Florida Second In U.S. For Number Of Alzheimer’s Cases

In Florida’s battle against Alzheimer’s, the disease is winning, according to a new report.


Legendary University of Miami baseball coach Ron Fraser, know by many as “The Wizard of college baseball” has died at the age of 79. (Source:

Viewing Held For Former UM Baseball Coach Ron Fraser

Loved one and fans paid their respects to former University of Miami baseball coach Ron Fraser.


Legendary University of Miami baseball coach Ron Fraser, know by many as “The Wizard of college baseball” has died at the age of 79. (Source:

Funeral Arrangements Set For Former UM Coach Ron Fraser

Funeral arrangements for legendary former University of Miami baseball coach Ron Fraser have been set by the family after the man affectionately known as “The Wizard of College Baseball,” died over the weekend at the age of 79.

CBS Miami–01/22/2013