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Alzheimer’s reported as ‘fastest-growing’ U.S. health threat

Over the course of the week, headlines emerged announcing that Alzheimer’s disease is now considered the fastest-growing health threat in the United States. The news is in response to a report that was recently released by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation in collaboration with the University of Washington. “Groups like the Alzheimer’s Association have been warning that the U.S. will have to cope with a tsunami of Alzheimer’s disease as the population ages,” explained the editors of an article published on the NBC News website. “A report last month projected that the number of patients with this untreatable
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