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June 10 (Bloomberg) — Memory tests given at Rite Aid Corp. drug stores as an early warning for Alzheimer’s are drawing fire from doctors who say they don’t work well and may cause unwarranted fear among people who don’t have the disease.

The drugstore chain is making the tests available this month at more than 4,000 sites in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, a nonprofit advocacy group. The 5- to 10-minute test of oral and written questions screens for early memory loss, including types tied to Alzheimer’s and dementia, according to the foundation.

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