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Report: Minorities more likely to suffer Alzheimer’s disease
USA Today

As deaths from heart disease and many types of cancers have dipped, living longer is putting more people at risk for Alzheimer’s disease, the brain-wasting condition that a new report shows African-Americans and Hispanics are particularly vulnerable to as they grow older. According to the Alzheimer’s Association’s report released today, “2010 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures,” 5.3 million people are living with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.

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