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Governor DeSantis Highlights Commitment to Prevent Alzheimer’s

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (FNN) – Governor Ron DeSantis highlighted his commitment to the prevention of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease during a press conference at an assisted living center in Jacksonville. DeSantis noted that the 2021-2022 budget for Alzheimer’s research in the state budget was increased by $12 million, bringing the total to $51 million. He also…

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First Blood Test to Help Diagnose Alzheimer’s Goes on Sale

ST. LOUIS, Mis. (AP) — A company has started selling the first blood test to help diagnose Alzheimer’s disease, a leap for the field that could make it much easier for people to learn whether they have dementia. It also raises concern about the accuracy and impact of such life-altering news. Independent experts are leery…

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