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Report: Women face heightened risk of Alzheimer’s

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Women face a 1 in 6 chance of developing Alzheimer’s disease at 65, a much greater risk than men, according to an annual report by the Alzheimer’s Association.

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The chance of a man getting the disease, which causes dementia and eventually leads to death, is 1 in 11, said the report, “2014 Alzheimer’s Diseases Facts and Figures.”

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