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“Did You Know?” is a weekly feature from CDC's Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support to inform your prevention activities. We invite you to read, share, and take action!

September 6, 2013

  • At least 200,000 deaths from heart disease and stroke each year are preventable.
  • We’re all at risk. However, men have a higher risk of death from heart disease and stroke across all races and ethnic groups, and black men are most at risk.
  • State and local officials can work with health care systems to monitor national quality indicators and encourage use of health information technology to control high blood pressure.

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