1. New drugs show small but positive results in fight against Alzheimer’s

After years of work, there is progress in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease, the incurable brain condition that affects more than six million Americans. Several new drugs have shown small but positive results in reducing the cognitive decline associated with this disease. William Brangham discussed these advances and what obstacles lie ahead with Dr. Richard Hodes.

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2. Detroit is going to power 100% of its municipal buildings with solar

Detroit is taking a stand against climate change by embracing solar power for its municipal buildings. But here’s the twist – it’s not just the city driving the change. Discover the ingenious grassroots plan of Detroit Rock Solar City that involves neighborhoods, solar farms, and community benefits. How does it work? For every acre of solar panels, $25,000 in community benefits opens doors to projects like park improvements, home repairs, and more. But there’s more to this story – keep reading to uncover how Detroit is lighting up its future with solar innovation.



3. 41 Countries Implement Mental Health & Resiliency Training for Healthcare Workers

Healthcare workers are on the brink. With a global pandemic dragging on for over three years, they’re leaving their posts at an alarming rate. The World Health Organization’s prediction of a 10 million healthcare worker shortage by 2030 looms large, especially for low- and middle-income countries.

But it’s not just about numbers – the toll is personal. Amid grueling conditions, anxiety and depression rates have skyrocketed (affecting one in three since COVID-19 began). This crisis isn’t just eroding the workforce; it’s putting lives at stake. The question is: how can we safeguard those who safeguard us? Keep reading to find out.




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