Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, March 3rd, 1997
The CDC said the rate of coronary heart disease deaths declined 2.6 percent per year in the 1990s. The decrease averaged three percent per year during the 1980s.
The CDC said coronary heart disease, which accounts for two-thirds of all heart disease, was the most frequent cause of death in the United States, with 481,458 cases in 1994. Some 57 million Americans, about one-fourth of the population, live with some form of...
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