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Did you know September 21st was World Alzheimer’s Day? To mark the occasion, The Rickey Smiley Morning Show was honored to speak with Dr. Pernessa Seele, a well-known immunologist, a respected public health activist, and the CEO of Balm in Gilead. Balm of Gilead is a non-profit organization that aims to prevent diseases and improve the health status of people of African Descent.

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Check out the interview above with Dr. Seele, that was sponsored by Biogen and Eisai, to hear more about the importance of early Alzheimer’s disease detection and a condition called MCI (Mild Cognitive Impairment) is the very first clinical stage of Alzheimer’s disease. This is especially important for our community, as there is a higher prevalence of Alzheimer’s and dementia in African Americans.

After you listen to the interview, visit It’s Time by Biogen and Eisai at www.itstimeweknow.com, to learn more about Alzheimer’s, including MCI due to Alzheimer’s.

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