Heart Disease Facts

Heart disease is the number one cause of death for both men and women in the United States. It is an equal opportunity killer which claims approximately 1 million lives annually.

Heart Disease Statistics

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Heart Disease: Scope and Impact 1

Women & Heart Disease 1

Women and men are not the same when it comes to heart disease.  Visit the Information on Women and Heart Disease page of our blog to learn more.


1. Sources: CDC.gov – Heart Disease Facts
American Heart Association – 2015 Heart Disease and Stroke Update, compiled by AHA, CDC, NIH and other governmental sources