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Alzheimer’s

Majority owner, president, and CEO Pat Bowlen of the Denver Broncos watches as quarterback Peyton Manning speaks during a news conference announcing Manning's contract with the Denver Broncos in the team meeting room at the Paul D. Bowlen Memorial Broncos Centre on March 20, 2012 in Englewood.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

The Basics Of Alzheimer’s, And How It Affects Everyone

Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen is stepping down from control of the team during his battle with Alzheimer’s. Dr. Dave tells us how the disease impacts everyone.

07/23/2014

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Would You Really Want To Know?

Exciting news about Alzheimer’s — but it is news that also carries a burden. A new test that is almost perfect — almost. And as CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida asks, would you really want to know if youre going to develop a disease that has no cure?

07/08/2014

Tom Kerrigan (credit: CBS)

Avid Cyclist With Early Onset Alzheimer’s Rides For A Cure

A Denver outdoorsman plans to pedal 100 miles. It’s an annual ride he’s done before, but this time will be different.

04/29/2014

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Using Peanut Butter And A Ruler To Make A Diagnosis

We all like fancy and high tech when it comes to medical testing, but researchers have found a simpler way to hone in towards a diagnosis of early Alzheimer’s. As CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida explains, all it takes is a spoonful of peanut butter and a ruler.

10/11/2013

Harold "Larry" Hanson (credit: Lakewood Police)

Police Search For Missing Man With Alzheimer’s

Police in Lakewood are asking for help locating a missing man who has Alzheimer’s.

05/02/2013

Malcolm Whitman (credit: Denver Police Department)

Denver Police Need Help Locating Missing Elderly Man

Police said Malcolm Whitman, 79, was last seen Saturday at approximately 6:30 p.m. at the Walmart located at 38th Avenue and Quebec Street.

01/20/2013

Jan Chorlton and Barry Petersen (credit: CBS)

CBS Journalist Shares Story Of Wife’s Battle With Alzheimer’s

Barry Petersen, one of CBS News’ most experienced correspondents, lives in Denver and recently wrote a book about the struggle he shared with his wife who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease.

11/02/2011