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Alzheimer disease

Alzheimer disease (AD) and dementia from other causes is a leading cause of disability and death. In individuals over 71 years of age, the prevalence of dementia in the U.S. is estimated to be nearly 14%, with 10% attributed to Alzheimer disease and 4% to other causes...

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Air pollution and cancer

About one in every 28,000 Americans may develop a cancer due to outdoor air pollutants, and more than 2 million people live where the lifetime cancer risk is particularly high. When outdoor air quality is bad due to weather conditions, traffic, industrial accidents,...

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