I have chosen to write about "Top Ten Killers in the US in 2004 or data for the latest year available" The topics I want to address are as follows;
1 Diseases of heart claiming about 329,238 yearly
2 Chronic lower respiratory disease claiming about 68,497 yearly
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I. Heart Disease
Heart disease (cardiopathy) is a broad term for several different diseases that affect the heart. Up to and including 2007 it was the leading cause of death in the United States taking the lives of one person every 34 seconds. The most common cause of heart disease is coronary artery disease which is a narrowing or blockage of the coronary arteries which happens over a long period of time.
Heart disease can be seen across all ethnicities however many studies has shown that as a group African Americans have very high rates of heart disease. According to ...
Heart disease stats are embedded.