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A Few Quick Health Facts

Here are a few quick facts about the current health situation in America:

- Over one hundred million Americans today have a chronic illness

- Every thirty-three seconds someone dies of heart disease - over one million people annually

- One out three people are diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime

- Eighty percent of diabetes would be eliminated simply by bringing body weight into normal range

- Complications from hip fractures due to osteoporosis cause more deaths than all auto accidents

- Seven out of ten people in the U.S. will die from cancer, heart disease, or stroke

1.3 million Americans have died in all the wars in U.S. history. That's a lot of deaths. Today, though, we lose more than that number of Americans each year because of cancer and heart disease.