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What if You Had a Fire in Your Kitchen? The Tale of Two Mini–Mental State Examinations, http://www.alzheimersreadingroom.com/2012/09/what-if-you-had-fire-in-your-kitchen.html

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VANCOUVER -- July 20, 2012 -- Over the course of two decades, doctors in the United States have been diagnosing Alzheimer's disease earlier -- perhaps reflecting development of treatments for the disease, researchers said here at the 2012 Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC). Doctors using the Mini-Mental State Examination diagnosed Alzheimer's disease about 6.3-points higher on the scale in 2011 than in 1991 (P <.0001), said Cynthia Murphy, Boston University…