Ronald Peterson, M.D., the doctor who diagnosed President Reagan's Alzheimer's Disease back in 1994, speaks during a press conference by the Alzheimer's Association on Capitol Hill asking Congress for an additional $1 billion in funding of this awful disease.  The Alzheimer's Association feels with the increased funding they can get research breakthroughs that could result in 45 percent decrease in Alzheimer's cases and $149 billion in annual Medicare and Medicaid savings by 2025.  Mike Lynaugh

June 23, 2004 - Ronald Peterson, M.D., the doctor who diagnosed President Reagan's Alzheimer's Disease back in 1994, speaks during a press conference by the Alzheimer's Association on Capitol Hill asking Congress for an additional $1 billion in funding of this awful disease.  The Alzheimer's Association feels with the increased funding they can get research breakthroughs that could result in 45 percent decrease in Alzheimer's cases and $149 billion in annual Medicare and Medicaid savings by 2025.

Mike Lynaugh