Rush University study: Alzheimer's is 3rd leading killer in US

Researchers at Rush University found that Alzheimer's may

Researchers at Rush University found that Alzheimer's may be responsible for the deaths of more than 500,000 people per year, which would make it the third leading killer behind heart disease and cancer. (March 6, 2014 5:49 PM)

A new study says Alzheimer’s disease is almost as lethal as heart disease and cancer.   

Alzheimer’s is currently considered the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. However, researchers at Rush University found that Alzheimer's may be responsible for the deaths of more than 500,000 people per year, which would make it the third leading killer behind heart disease and...

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