Cardiovascular disease (CVD) − which includes heart disease and stroke − causes 17.3 million deaths each year, making it the world’s number one killer. But the good news is that the majority of CVD is caused by risk factors that can be controlled, treated or modified; including physical inactivity a leading CVD risk factor. Find out what steps you can take on the road to a healthy heart and a longer and better life to help reduce premature CVD deaths by 25 per cent by 2025.
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