Preventing Heart Attacks And Strokes

Heart attack, stroke and other cardiovascular events were responsible for more than 2.2 million hospital stays and 415,000 deaths involving adults in 2016, according to a Vital Signs report released on September 6, 2018 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Unless there is a more serious effort to address risk factors, U.S. adults could experience another 16.3 million cardiovascular events by 2022.

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