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The week: Alzheimer's research, stroke care and needle disposal

Dr. Michael Weiner encourages people to take free brain function tests on the website he created. He hopes to use the registry to find candidates for Alzheimer’s treatment trials.

Weiner, who earned his medical degree at Upstate Medical University in 1965, is a professor at the University of California, San Francisco. In this interview, he explains how Alzheimer’s disease differs from normal memory loss.

Also this week:  interventional neuroradiology and its role in stroke care, plus a new program in Onondaga County for disposing of medical needles and medications.

Join us for HealthLink on Air this Sunday, October 18 at 9 p.m. on WRVO.