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Chronic diseases are responsible for 7 of 10 deaths each year, and treating people with chronic diseases accounts for 86% of our nation’s health care costs. Find out how CDC’s chronic disease prevention system brings together data, health care systems, and communities to support healthy choices and reduce risk behaviors for all Americans.

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Skin Cancer Prevention for Active Americans

Protecting skin and lives for outdoor-lovers.

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National Diabetes Prevention Program

Promoting lifestyle changes that lower diabetes risk.

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Health Promotion in Indian Country

Helping tribes reconnect to healthy cultural practices.

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Assisted Reproductive Technology

Monitoring the safety and effectiveness of ART.