Dec 22, 2015

Hillary Clinton Calls for Increased Alzheimer's Spending to $2 Billion, Cure for Alzheimer's, Help for Caregivers

Hillary Clinton is expected to call for a dramatic increase in research spending for Alzheimer's at a campaign stop today in Fairfield, Iowa.

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Clinton will propose spending $2 billion a year in an attempt to cure Alzheimer's disease by 2025.

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This will be the first time that a presidential candidate has made Alzheimer's a major issue.

Clinton is also expected to announce proposals to support caregivers, especially those who give critical care and support to the millions of families struggling with Alzheimer’s.

It has been more than a decade since the FDA approved a new drug to treat Alzheimer's. The cost and consequences for the U.S. and world economy to continue to grow. Current costs are expected to quardruple to more than $1 Trillion in the U.S. by 2050.

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