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Heart Disease Facts and Statistics

Cover images of MMWRs.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States.1 People of all ages and backgrounds can get the condition.


Reference

  1. Kochanek KD, Xu JQ, Murphy SL, MiniƱo AM, Kung HC. Deaths: final data for 2009 [PDF-2M]. National vital statistics reports. 2011;60(3).

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