According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), chronic diseases such as heart disease, diabetes and cancer account for 70% of all deaths in the U.S. This makes them the leading causes of deaths in the United States.
Health problems can add up quickly. That's why it's important to have a health checkup each year. Preventive screenings help you learn your numbers and address health concerns before they become more serious—or to prevent problems altogether.
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