Access Hollywood Performer Liz Hernandez Talks about Alzheimer’s in NIH MedlinePlus

Posted today in NIH MedlinePlus magazine, Access Hollywood host Liz Hernandez shares her family’s experiences with Alzheimer’s disease. The NBC entertainment reporter talks about her mother’s battle with the disease and why she’s so passionate about reaching out to help others. A Q-and-A with a researcher funded by the National Institute on Aging reveals information about a current study on Alzheimer’s.

The Summer 2017 issue also features—

Cover of Summer 2017 issue of MedlinePlus magazine with Liz Hernandez

  • Is Genetic Testing for You?—Why you might want to learn more about the basics of your genetic code.
  • Surgery of the Future—NIH-supported technologies are even cooler than they look.
  • Understanding Food Allergy—Food allergies are often misunderstood. Read a personal story and more.
  • Progress Against Zika—Find out about a current trial.

From asthma to Zika, NIH MedlinePlus gives readers news they can use that is reviewed by some of the nation’s top physicians and researchers. This quarterly publication of NIH and the Friends of the National Library of Medicine helps explain how NIH turns “discovery into health.”

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