Notable deaths of 2016
By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS
Heart disease and stroke touch people from all walks of life, including celebrities. In fact, cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death around the world, killing more than 17 million people a year. Here is a look at some of the well-known people with who died in 2016 and reported to have heart disease or stroke.
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