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Collins, Klobuhcar Continue Pressing for Alzheimer’s Funds

 

Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) have introduced a bipartisan Senate Resolution declaring that the goal of preventing and effectively treating Alzheimer’s by 2025 is an “urgent national priority.” The resolution calls on the Senate to double the amount of funding the government spends on Alzheimer’s in fiscal year 2017 and develop a plan to meet the target of $2 billion per year in funding, as recommended by experts to meet the goal of preventing and effectively treating Alzheimer’s by 2025.

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