cause of death

Florida Health Report Card Comes Back With Failing Grades

May 10, 2018
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Florida’s health report is in and the grades don’t look good. 

Alzheimer's disease doesn't just steal memories. It takes lives.

The disease is now the sixth leading cause of death in the U.S., and figures released Tuesday by the Alzheimer's Association show that deaths from the disease increased by 68 percent between 2000 and 2010.