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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states that coronary heart disease and stroke cost the United States health care system $199 billion per year and cause $131 billion in lost productivity on the job.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) webpage validates the claim.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) webpage validates the claim.The CDC webpage states that coronary heart disease and stroke costs the United States health care system 199 billion dollars per year and from premature death alone, 131 billion dollars in lost productivity on the job.

It also states that more than 859,000 Americans die of heart disease, stroke, or other cardiovascular diseases every year and these diseases take an economic toll of the United States.

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