Photo of junk food in a vending machine
Close
Photo credit: CC 2.0
View image caption

By Dan Franck

A recent report in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology states that one-third of all deaths worldwide are from cardiovascular disease (CVD). In 2015 alone, 18 million people died of heart and vascular disease.

Dr. Gregory Roth, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Global Health at the University of Washington calls it "an alarming threat to global health."

...

Read the full article