Congenital heart defects is the leading cause of birth-defect related death with 1% of children are born with a CHD (40,000 babies in the U.S. per year). 1/3 of infants born with a CHD need life-saving treatment in their first year of life considering the median age of CHD related deaths is 1 year old. Today more than 1 million American adults are living with a CHD.
Shocking information regarding the dramatic decline in heart health being seen across the U.S. can be found on this infographic by LarryBAndersonCA. Readers will be able to see how heart health is judged, and what can be done to avoid developing heart disease.