Cardiovascular disease (hypertension, coronary artery disease, rheumatic heart
disease, and stroke) kills almost as many people as all other diseases combined.
Heart Disease is the leading cause of death in the US. (The next three leading
Definition of Health:
The World Health Organization defines health as a state of complete physical,
mental, and social wellbeing and not merely the absence of disease and infirmity.
Health then incorporates three ideas:
Being free from sym