What Diseases Should We Be the Most Concerned About in the U.S.?

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If you look at the burden of disease in the United States and in the world, you still have to deal with cancer and heart disease as the two leading causes of death in the United States. However, mental health problems including the problems of depression and suicide at younger as well as older ages is a very important source of the burden of disease.

The neuro degenerative of diseases, which will be more and more prevalent as the population as a whole ages, are also going to be increasingly important in the overall burden of disease. Parkinson's, Alzheimer's disease particularly has problems of the brain in aging population.