Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women, with 1 in 4 women dying each year. Yet 45 percent of women do not know that heart disease is their number- one killer, responsible for more deaths than all cancers combined.
This week we have lost Kate Spade and now Anthony Bourdain to suicide. The ADAA Board of Directors offers our condolences to their families and to those touched by the lives of these two celebrated Americans. Unfortunately, they are not alone. There will be 45,000 other deaths by suicide in this country within the year. One million worldwide. And that number, sadly, is growing.
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