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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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Chronic Disease Data

Easy-to-use data portal gets 1.3 million views.

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Your Heart Age

Most Americans’ hearts are older than they are.

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Alcohol and Health

Excessive drinking costs lives, health, and tax dollars.

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Smoking and Health

There is no safe amount of secondhand smoke.