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Little Known Disease Accounts for 4 in 10 Hospital Deaths

There’s a disease you’ve likely never heard of that kills more people every year than breast or prostate cancer.

In fact, it accounts for 4 in 10 hospital deaths, but less than half of people in the United States have ever heard of it.

Patti Alber, 54, and Ashley Gallegos, 27, were unaware of it until the illness took them to death’s door.