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Should the Focus of the Next Moonshot be Heart Disease?


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Heart disease is a top killer in the United States. The Atlantic wants to change that. Photo: Flickr Creative Commons

Heart disease is a top killer in the United States. The Atlantic wants to change that. Photo: Flickr Creative Commons

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Leading cardiologists and public health officials will discuss the future of heart disease at the Hyatt Regency in Orlando. The event, hosted by The Atlantic, coincides with the American College of Cardiology’s conference in the city.

The AtlanticLIVE Panelists will talk about the future of prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of the disease, along with innovations that will improve cardiac care.

The CDC estimates that 1 in every 4 deaths in America is caused by heart disease.

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