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200,000 Yearly Deaths from Heart Disease, Stroke Are Preventable
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iride6606 posted:
"These findings are really striking because we're talking about hundreds of thousands of deaths that don't have to happen,"CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden said in a news conference. "Many of the heart attacks and strokes that will kill people in the coming year could be prevented by reducing blood pressure and cholesterol, and stopping smoking."


http://m.livescience.com/39372-preventable-heart-disease-stroke-deaths.html
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