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U.S. Alzheimer's Numbers Expected to Grow

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U.S. Alzheimer's Numbers Expected to Grow

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U.S. Alzheimer's Numbers Expected to Grow

U.S. Alzheimer's Numbers Expected to Grow

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As the U.S. population ages, the number of people with Alzheimer's could more than triple over the next four decades. While most will be elderly, about 10 percent will develop the disease before the age of 65, often in their 40s or 50s.

Sarah Varney of member station KQED reports.

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