Health Highlights: Jan. 25, 2023

Initial symptoms could predict how fast Alzheimer's progresses. People whose earliest symptoms involve language, decision-making or problem-solving tend to have a faster and steeper decline in their brain function and quality of life, a new study found. Read more

Nearly 1 in 5 Americans takes a sleep med. But sometimes the drugs have side effects such as daytime drowsiness, and they can interact dangerously with other medications you may be taking, experts warn. Read more

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