Alzheimer’s hits minorities earlier

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African-Americans have the highest prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (13.8 percent) among people ages 65 and older, according to a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report.

That means African-Americans are about two times more likely than white Americans to have Alzheimer’s and other dementias, and Latinos are one-and-one-half times more likely. Because of population growth, Hispanic Americans will see the largest projected increase in cases.

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