Alzheimer’s research brings hope for Gainesville patients
Alzheimer’s disease is the fifth-leading cause of death for people aged 65 and older in the United States. As a result, the Obama Administration is pushing for an increase in Alzheimer research. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Alex de Armas tells us how this 50 million dollar effort to fight Alzheimer’s brings optimism to the Gainesville community.
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