INSIGHTS ON PBS HAWAI‘I
Why Every Minute Counts
The National Institutes of Health spends over $6 billion a year on cancer research, over $4 billion on heart disease research and over $3 billion on HIV/AIDS research. By comparison, only $480 million is spent on Alzheimer’s research. And since 2000, deaths from Alzheimer’s have increased 89 percent. INSIGHTS explores why every minute counts in finding a cure for Alzheimer’s – and how without one, what the possible dire consequences to our health care system and economy could be.
For reference, and to view the documentary Alzheimer’s: Every Minute Counts, click here.
Additional information from the Alzheimer’s Association can be found here:
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