The Women's Brain Health Initiative is a charitable non-profit with a mandate to provide education and fund research to combat brain-aging diseases that affect women.
70% of Alzheimer's patients will be women yet researchers have yet to discover why women suffer from depression, stroke and dementia twice as much as men as they age. The Women's Brain Health Initiative wants to change this. Care to join us?

 

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