According to the American Heart Association’s (AHA) recently published 2019 updated Heart and Stroke statistics in the journal Circulation, nearly half of all adults in the United States have cardiovascular disease. It caused more deaths in 2016 than previous years, despite rates of cardiovascular deaths having declined worldwide. In fact, heart disease causes almost 1 in 4 deaths in the U.S.
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