Paul Hornback was a senior engineer and analyst for the U.S. Army when he was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease six years ago at age 55. His wife, Sarah, had to retire 18 months ago to care for him full time. Courtesy of the Hornbeck family hide caption

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Big Financial Costs Are Part Of Alzheimer's Toll On Families

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Medical Schools Teach Students To Talk With Patients About Care Costs

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Will Pregnancy Tests In Alaska Bars Dissuade Moms-To-Be From Drinking?

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Big Bills A Hidden Side Effect Of Cancer Treatment

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