Editor’s Note: This posting begins a series of in-depth audio reports from undergraduate students in the School of Communication at American University.
The leading cause of death in the Washington, D.C., metro area is not cancer or car accidents, but instead it is heart disease and stroke. Heart disease is the leading killer of men and women in the nation, but D.C. has particular problems with heart disease. According to the American Heart Association, the District of Columbia is tied for the highest ratio of death caused by heart disease in the country. Gennaro Farone produced this audio report.
(The report is 4:32 in length and is 4 MB in size for download. Please use the players below.)
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