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    Funding for Alzheimer’s Research Cannot Wait

    Every 67 seconds a person develops Alzheimer’s — two-thirds are women — and one of those affected was my father. By 2050 an estimated 16 million Americans could be living with the disease, for which there is no cure. As a daughter of Alzheimer’s, my heart is with the over 5 million current sufferers, and I’m encouraged by recent legislative action toward a bill that would grant an additional $350 million to fund Alzheimer’s research. I believe the cure is in a test tube, and we need to be educated, engaged and willing to fund this critical research. 

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