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The Obsession with ‘Curing’ Aging Is Now Big Business

March 8, 2016

(Fortune) – As the Baby Boomer generation heads toward retirement, the number of Americans over the age of 65 is expected to hit 69 million people by 2030. That represents 20% of the U.S. population, up from today’s share of 13%. It comes as little surprise, then, that finding ways to extend a healthy life has become big business, attracting many tens of millions in investment dollars from the likes of Google and numerous biotechnology companies.

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