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Available Services for Stroke (Cerebrovascular Disease) Deaths

Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the United States (2016 data, [https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/deaths.htm]). In Utah, stroke was also the fifth leading cause of death in 2017. The Utah Department of Health has a Disability Program that can provide data and resources. More information is available at [https://health.utah.gov/disabilities]. At a national level, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) established Million Hearts. Million Hearts is an initiative to prevent one million cardiovascular events in the U.S. by 2020. This initiative is co-led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). More information is available at [https://millionhearts.hhs.gov].

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Content updated: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 16:19:32 MST