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CDC Data Shows Heart Disease and Stroke-Related Deaths Continue to Decline

Heart disease and stroke-related deaths in the United States declined in 2016, and preliminary mortality rates for 2017 show the trend continued that year, according to recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). For heart disease, the rate of death per 100,000 people dropped from 168.5 to 165.5, and for strokes, the rate declined from 37.6 to 37.3. But according to the American Heart Association (AHA), although death rates continue to fall, they are declining at a slower rate than over the past several decades.

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