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.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/03/FP-Alzheimers.mp3|titles=FP Alzheimer’s]
Millions of Americans gazed in wonder through telescopes, cameras and disposable protective glasses Monday as the moon blotted out the sun in the first full-blown solar eclipse to sweep the U.S. from coast to coast in nearly a century.