How a Rare Disease Became a Crisis
Constant Wonder - Radio Archive, Episode 922 , Segment 1
- Mar 22, 2021 6:00 pm
- 34:33 mins
Alzheimer’s is one of the most feared diseases in Americans, but for a long time, it was also one of the most misunderstood. Today, the cost of caregiving constitutes a national crisis. Guest: Jason Karlawish, physician, Professor of Medicine, Medical Ethics and Health Policy, and Neurology at the University of Pennsylvania, and author of "The Problem of Alzheimer's: How Science, Culture, and Politics Turned a Rare Disease Into a Crisis and What We Can Do About It"