Social Service Workers Warn Of Public Health Crisis Due To Alzheimer’s, Dementia
Sonoma County is grappling with the issue as more than one in 10 residents older than 65 have Alzheimer’s or some other form of dementia. Meanwhile, KPCC reports on the debate over BPA product warnings.
The Press Democrat:
Toll Of Alzheimer’s Disease, Dementia Growing In Sonoma County
Rising rates of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia are becoming a public health crisis that needs immediate attention and much more community and government planning, local health and social service officials warn. (Espinoza, 4/5)
Why You Won't See BPA Warnings On Cans — But You'll Find Them At Cash Registers
Health warnings about Bisphenol A - BPA - in food and drink containers were slated to go on product labels or store shelves in California next month, but the state agency in charge of the process says it needs more time to figure out which products containing the chemical need that type of warning. (Aguilera, 4/5)