Alzheimer’s Association asks women to share why their brains matter
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March 19, 2014
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Alzheimer’s Association asks women to share why their brains matter
A new Alzheimer's Association women's initiative has launched in conjunction with the Association’s 2014 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures report. Released today, the report includes a special section revealing the unbalanced burden Alzheimer's places on women. As real a concern as breast cancer is to women's health, women in their 60s are about twice as likely to develop Alzheimer’s over the rest of their lives as they are to develop breast cancer. Realizing the impact Alzheimer's has on women, the Alzheimer's Association is asking them to share their amazing brains in a movement to wipe out the disease.

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