Combating America’s Great Killer:
Cardiovascular Disease
Action Brief (May 2016)

Heart disease accounts for one of three deaths in the U.S. each year. Over 30 million U.S. adults have a type of heart disease caused by buildup in the arteries, known as atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD). Fortunately, risk factors for ASCVD can be lowered/changed by treating cholesterol, quitting tobacco, managing comorbid conditions such as diabetes, […]
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