Sandy Halperin says that, at times, his memory loss causes emotional pain. “All we really are is our thoughts," he says. Photo: John Nowak, CNN

‘All we really are is our thoughts’

Alexander “Sandy” Halperin looks you in the eye intently, at times waving his hands to make a point, or lightly touching your arm. If you we…

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New hope For Alzheimer’s cure?

Researchers say study linking Down Sydrome and Alzheimer’s Disease could help find a way to prevent the latter.