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The stigma associated with a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease may actually hinder the development of its cure. When we refrain from sharing our symptoms with others out of fear of discrimination, we lose valuable planning time — and the possibility of joining, or benefiting from, clinical trials. See my story on pg. 14 in the Nov/Dec issue of WebMD Magazine.
When young people restrict calories to stay thin while getting the maximum buzz from booze, that's called drunkorexia. And this dual eating-drinking disorder is a growing problem on college campuses. See p. 30 in the October issue of WebMD Magazine. READ MORE.