Democrat Clinton announces plan to battle Alzheimer's

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Clinton responds to a question about the potential use of U.S. ground troops to fight Islamic State during the Democratic presidential candidates debate at St. Anselm College in ManchesterDemocratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Tuesday announced a slate of proposals to battle Alzheimer’s disease and seek a cure by 2025, including an increase in funding for research on the disease and related disorders. Clinton called for a decade-long investment of $2 billion per year for research, which her campaign called a fourfold increase over last year’s $586 million. Clinton’s campaign scheduled a conference call with reporters on Tuesday to discuss details of the proposal.

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