Health and wellness

An Arizona physician whose research was recently featured on “60 Minutes” will give a free lecture in Tucson on Tuesday night.

Dr. Eric Reiman, who is executive director of the Banner Alzheimer’s Institute, will give a talk titled “Preserving Memories: What It Will Take to End Alzheimer’s,” at 5:30 p.m. at the Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa, 3800 E. Sunrise Drive. The public is invited.

Reiman is a University of Arizona professor of psychiatry and director of the Arizona Alzheimer’s Consortium. His talk is expected to discuss the latest research and interventions into Alzheimer’s disease. His research was the topic of a “60 Minutes” television segment in November.

The lecture is part of a series of “Doc Talks” presented by Banner Health. Register at or at 1-800-230-CARE (2273). Appetizers and beverages will be provided.

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