Protect yourself from Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) and Pulmonary Embolism (PE) are
a major public health problem in the United States. Estimates
suggest that 300,000 to 600,000 Americans have DVT/PE each
year, and that 60,000 to 100,000 people die as a result. Many of
those who have DVT or PE also have complications that can greatly impact their quality of life. Everybody should know the risk factors, symptoms, and steps they can take to protect themselves. Click here to learn about the factors that increase the risk of developing DVT.

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