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- Blood clots affect up to 900,000 Americans and lead to about 100,000 deaths every year―but they are often preventable.
- Treatment for blood clots can cost as much as $15,000 to $20,000 per person, with estimated health costs of $10 billion annually in the United States.
- Healthcare professionals and health department staff can Stop the Clot, Spread the Word™ Cdc-pdf[PDF-317KB] about blood clots and even take a free continuing education training.
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