Heart association predicts spike in U.S. heart failure rates

04/24/2013

The American Heart Association issued a policy statement that predicted a 46% increase in the number of people with heart failure, from 5 million in 2012 to 8 million in 2030. Direct and indirect costs related to the condition could increase more than twofold to $70 billion. The statement was published in the journal Circulation: Heart Failure.

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