How a Rare Disease Became a Crisis

How a Rare Disease Became a Crisis

Constant Wonder


Episode: Alzheimer's

  • 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"