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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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Cardiomyopathy in Kids

September is Children’s Cardiomyopathy Awareness Month

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Community Health

PICH invests in communities to make healthy living easier.

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School Start Times

Later starts can improve teen health, performance.

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Reproductive Health

September is Infant Mortality Awareness Month