Number of people with dementia will nearly triple by 2050; former Harbor-UCLA CMO was paid for no-show;

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> The number of people with dementia worldwide will nearly triple from 47 million today to 132 million in 2050, according to the World Alzheimer Report 2015. Report

> Gail V. Anderson Jr., M.D., the former chief medical officer of Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, made nearly $790,000 last year, but didn't show up to work a single day, according to the San Jose Mercury News. Article

> Illinois state health regulators approved St. Louis-based BJC HealthCare's affiliation with Memorial Group, which operates Memorial Hospital in Belleville, Illinois, and its sister campus in Shiloh, Illinois, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. Article

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> Many experts encourage patients to look outside of their institution or healthcare network for second opinions, increasing the demand for independent online services dedicated specifically to providing patients with another perspective on their diagnosis, according to The Wall Street Journal. Article

> Obese patients who partner with their primary care physicians to lose weight achieve double the results of those who get their support elsewhere, according to a study from Johns Hopkins University published inPatient Education & Counseling. Article

And finally... He's really, really sorry. Article

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