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L&P in the News
A selection of news reporting and commentary on RAND's socioeconomic and welfare research.
- Jan 12: Fighting Alzheimer's, together (Daily Camera, CO)
- Jan 6: Don't worry, be happy and 8 other ways to reduce your risk of Alzheimer's (PBS, NewsHour blog)
- Dec 31: The EKOS poll: Shedding light on a dark year (iPolitics, Canada)
- Dec 13: A Step Back for Reverse Mortgages (Wealth Management)
- Dec 9: The Case for a Midlife 'Gap' Year (Wall Street Journal)
- Dec 1: Keeping dementia at bay: Column (usatoday.com)
- Nov 22: Congress can help fight against Alzheimer's (Appleton Post Crescent, WI)
- Nov 19: Fighting Alzheimer's On All Fronts (Forbes.com)
- Nov 1: Dementia: a coming health care crisis (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)
- Oct 23: The Government Shut Down, But Alzheimer's Did Not (Huffington Post)
- Oct 20: The value of financial literacy (The Eagle Tribune, MA)
- Oct 17: Red Jahncke: The 'Universal Pre-K' Fallacy (Wall Street Journal)
- Oct 7: Europe's 10-year $1.6B Human Brain Project kicks into high-gear (VentureBeat)
- Sep 24: Lost in thought: Hope for the future (Hamilton Spectator, Canada)
- Sep 19: Decoding Alzheimer's disease - almost (San Francisco Chronicle)