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Infographic: Preventable Deaths from Heart Disease and Stroke

September 19th, 2013 by Jackie Lyons

Approximately 800,000 Americans die from heart disease and stroke each year. Although some populations are more susceptible, there are steps to take to lower risk these risks.

Black men and counties in southern states are at greatest risk for preventable deaths related to heart disease and stroke, according to a new infographic from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This infographic shows the progress made in preventing these deaths, an in-depth look at risk per race, gender and location, and solutions for managing certain risk factors.

Preventable Deaths from Heart Disease and Stroke

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