FIGHTING HEART DISEASE TOGETHER
You are not alone. Over 70 million people nationwide are fighting heart disease1. The National Center for Disease Control reports that Heart Disease remains the leading cause of death in the United States2. But, together we are making progress. Health care companies, medical professionals, and patients nationwide are contributing in the fight against heart disease.
1Statement for the Record of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services Regarding Fiscal Year 2007 Funding for Cardiovascular Research and Public Health Education.
American College of Cardiology, 31 March 2006
2Health, United States, 2007
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Centers for Disease Control
National Center for Health Statistics
November 2007, DHHS Publication No. 2007-1232