Dementia Will Take Toll on Health-Car...

Dementia Will Take Toll on Health-Care Spending

There are 4 comments on the Wall Street Journal story from Apr 8, 2013, titled Dementia Will Take Toll on Health-Care Spending. In it, Wall Street Journal reports that:

Researchers at Rand, in a study published Thursday in the New England Journal of Medicine , estimated direct medical costs of treating dementia totaled $109 billion in 2010, more money than was spent on heart disease or cancer.

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Since: Oct 08

Alpharetta, GA

#1 Apr 8, 2013
Alzheimers is not that bad, at least you can hide your own Easter eggs.
polabo

Pelican, LA

#2 Apr 8, 2013
stop boozing it up,may help the problem--again good tax money going to waste-

Since: Feb 07

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#3 Apr 8, 2013
Does this mean, Half will see Val Hal La?

Since: Apr 13

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#4 May 26, 2013
Time is the enemy here. In the U.S., 40% of those 85 and older have Alzheimer’s or related diseases. As the population grows, so will the dementia cases and the health-care spending they entail.

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