Category: premature death

Hypertension-related Mortality in the United States, 2000–2013

Hypertension is a chronic condition that can lead to heart disease, stroke, and other diseases that can result in premature death. Reducing the number of persons in the population with hypertension is one of the objectives of Healthy People 2020. Using national multiple cause-of-death data files from the National Vital Statistics System, a new NCHS report presents Read More >

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