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How to Prevent a Heart Attack

November 6, 2021

From the Everyday Health website

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. About 659,000 deaths each year stem from heart-related causes, including those from heart attack and stroke, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

This accounts for about 1 in every 4 deaths. The economic burden of heart disease is also enormous, totaling about $363 billion in healthcare costs and lost productivity, the CDC reports. Many of these deaths could be prevented and the healthcare costs reduced through medication and changes in health habits, the CDC notes.

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