U.S. Heart Disease Cost to Triple by 2030

Wednesday, February 2, 2011 9:55
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The costs associated with heart disease are expected to triple in the United States by 2030, totaling more than $800 billion a year, says a new report by the American Heart Association (AHA).

In 2006, 631,636 people died of heart disease in the U.S. And, according to U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease accounted for 26% of deaths (one in four Americans).

The AHA predicts the number of heart disease cases will grow by 10% over the next 20 years, unless measures are taken to improve national health.

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