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Heart Disease Costs to Triple by 2030, Says AHA
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Add heart disease treatment to the list of costs that are rising as a result of the aging baby boomer population. The cost of treating heart disease in the United States will likely triple over the next 20 years, according to research published in the Jan. 24 issue of Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association. The United States will need to pony up an additional $545 billion between now and 2030 for heart disease-related costs, unless there are some drastic changes in heart disease prevention success, the article contends.