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The Gift That Keeps On Giving

Have you seen the latest news on TV, the Internet and in the newspapers? Researchers are now reporting that being BILINGUAL may actually delay the onset of Alzheimer's disease by four or five years, as compared to being monolingual. Even those who take up a second language later in life may have an advantage.
The more proficient you become the better, but "every little bit helps," said Ellen Bialystok, a professor of psychology at York University in Toronto.

This news is reported in full by Associated Press Medical Writer Lauran Neergaard on Yahoo! News: SPEAKING 2 LANGUAGES MAY DELAY GETTING ALZHEIMER'S.

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