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How common is heart failure?

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Heart failure is common in the United States. Nearly 6 million Americans live with it.

SOURCES:

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: "Who Is at Risk for Heart Failure?"

Mayo Clinic: "Heart Failure."

American Heart Association: "About Heart Failure."

CDC: "Heart Disease and Stroke."

Reviewed by James Beckerman on September 6, 2019

SOURCES:

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: "Who Is at Risk for Heart Failure?"

Mayo Clinic: "Heart Failure."

American Heart Association: "About Heart Failure."

CDC: "Heart Disease and Stroke."

Reviewed by James Beckerman on September 6, 2019

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