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Monday, February 22, 2016

Colorado Doctors Test A Promising New Alzheimer’s Drug

Rene and Dwayne Gill, of Lakewood. Rene, who has been diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer's disease, volunteered to take part in a clinical trial at the University of Colorado of a potential drug treatment for the disease. (John Daley/CPR News)

Rene and Dwayne Gill, of Lakewood. Rene, who has been diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s disease, volunteered to take part in a clinical trial at the University of Colorado of a potential drug treatment for the disease. (John Daley/CPR News)

The leading presidential candidates, Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump, rarely agree, but each have called for more money to be spent on Alzheimer’s research. Now, doctors in Colorado are testing a promising new drug. From Here &┬áNow contributor Colorado Public Radio, John Daley reports.

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