Heart Disease Still the Leading Cause of Death


Nationally, heart disease remains the leading cause of death in the U.S., but cancer is the top killer in several subgroups and geographic regions. Cancer is the leading cause of death in Hispanic populations as well as non-Hispanic Asians and Pacific Islanders. It is also the number one cause of death in 22 states.

PositiveTip: Choosing a healthy lifestyle reduces your risk of both heart disease and cancer.