According to CDC, heart disease and stroke are the two leading causes of death in the United States. The CDC-CMS led Million Hearts Initiative® has issued a message about sodium reduction, which is their first effort to provide scientific content to create Million Hearts messaging for dissemination across channels to help prevent heart attack and stroke. Million Hearts® is a national initiative that was lunched by the Department of Health and Human Services in September 2011 to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes by 2017. For more information about the initiative click here.
Message to Millions: Sodium