• Actor Seth Rogan Talks, Genital-Driven Comedy, ‘House of Cards,’ and Alzheimer’s At Senate Hearing

    Americans need more help Rogan pleaded

    Actor Seth Rogen delivered his personal testimony on Alzheimer’s disease on Wednesday before a US Senate hearing on Alzheimer’s research. The “Pineapple Express” star said he traveled to Washington D.C. to address the Senate to request help for Americans dealing with the devastating effects of the disease.

    Rogan cam to the Senate hearing with his wife Lauren. Lauren’s mother was diagnosed with Early-onset Alzheimer’s disease shortly after the two began dating. Rogen asked the Senate Subcommittee to increase funding for Alzheimer’s research.

    Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. More than 5 million Americans are living with the disease. 1 in 3 seniors dies with Alzheimer’s or another dementia. And in 2013, Alzheimer’s costed America $203 billion, a number that is expected to rise to $1.2 trillion by 2050 according to the Alzheimer’s Association.

    Jerome Hudson

    Managing Editor

    Jerome Hudson has written for numerous national outlets, including The Hill, National Review, and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and was recognized as one of Florida’s emerging stars, having been included in the list “25 Under 30: Florida’s Rising Young Political Class.” Hudson is a Savannah, Ga. native who currently resides in Florida.

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