CHRONIC DISEASES IN AMERICA
Chronic diseases are the leading causes of death and disability in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than half of all adults in America have a chronic disease and four out of ten have two or more.
Examples of common chronic diseases include diabetes, COPD, cancer, depression, obesity and heart disease.
The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease estimates that more than one million lives could be saved annually through better prevention and treatment of chronic disease.
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