Did you know:
- Cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death in the United States, accounting for close to over 800,000 deaths per year. It is also the leading cause of death globally, accounting for more than 17 million deaths per year in 2013.
- Heart disease is not exclusively a man’s problem: Heart disease is the number 1 killer of women as well.
- About 92 million American adults are living with some form of cardiovascular disease or the after-effects of a stroke.