Stress of poverty, racism raise risk of Alzheimer’s for African Americans, new research suggests – Washington Post

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Stress of poverty, racism raise risk of Alzheimer's for African Americans, new research suggests
Washington Post
A new group of studies into racial disparities among people with Alzheimer's disease suggests that social conditions, including the stress of poverty and racism, substantially raise the risks of dementia for African Americans. In four separate studies, …
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