Alzheimer's Disproportionately Affects Women

This week the Alzheimer's Association released a new report on the disease and the latest statistics revealed that this disabling brain condition is a profound threat to the health of women.   The new information debunks some common assumptions about Alzheimer’s, and found that women in their 60’s are twice as likely to develop Alzheimer’s as another greatly feared disease – breast cancer.   

Debbie Richman is the education and outreach director for the Alzheimer’s Association.  She talked with KFAI’s Paul Brohaugh. 

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