- Health care reform update
Later this week, lawmakers are expected to vote on President Obama's health care overhaul bill. Two observers who have been watching the process closely weigh in on the implications of the upcoming decision.9:06 a.m.
Adriel Bettelheim: White House correspondent for CQ Politics.
James Morone: Chairman of the political science department at Brown University. His most recent book is "The Heart of Power: Health and Politics in the Oval Office from Roosevelt to Bush."
- Newsmaker: The Red River Valley prepares for flooding
A quick thaw and several days of rain have residents of the Red River Valley preparing for flooding earlier than usual this year. Midmorning gets the latest on preparations.9:45 a.m.
Kristy Schmidt: Engineer with the City of Fargo, N.D.
Paul Huttner: MPR chief meteorologist.
- Defeating dementia and Alzheimer's
A recent report from the Alzheimer's Association finds that African-Americans are twice as likely to suffer from Alzheimer's than caucasians. We'll discuss the latest research and treatement for this prevalent disease, especially as it involves dementia and memory.10:06 a.m.
Steven DeKosky: Dean of the University of Virginia School of Medicine. His research involves both the basic science and clinical treatment of Alzheimer's disease.
Reisa Sperling, M.D.: Associate Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women's Hospital.
You can follow Kerri Miller on Twitter at @KerriMPR
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