Lt. Governor Dewhurst, Senators duncan, Nelson & Ogden Honored for Championing First State Funding for Alzheimer's Research in 2005 PDF Print E-mail
02.06.2007 Lt. Governor Dewhurst, Senators Duncan, Nelson & Ogden Honored for Championing First State Funding for Alzheimer's Research in 2005
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From 2000-2010, death rates have declined for most major diseases – heart disease (-16 percent), breast cancer (-2 percent), prostate cancer (-8 percent), stroke (-23 percent) and HIV/AIDS (-42 percent) while Alzheimer’s disease deaths rose 68 percent, according to the National Center for Health Statistics.