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Closer to a Cure

ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE IS A MOST tragic disease. It robs people of their memories and identities; it steals one’s sense of self. People affected by Alzheimer’s are growing in numbers. Currently, there are more than 5 million people in the U.S. diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. By 2050, that number could nearly triple, to 14 million people. The economic case is

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