According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of deaths in the United States, equating to about 1 in every 4 deaths. In 2018, the CDC published updated best practice strategies to help decrease cardiovascular disease risks.
Initial Post
View Best Practices for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Programs. 
On this website, select one of the best practice strategies. Within each practice strategy, you will find three tabs: evidence of effectiveness, evidence of impact, and implementation considerations. In your initial post, use these key categories to address the following question:
How effective is this practice?
What kind of impact does this practice have?
What are the top considerations in implementing this strategy in your community?
Be sure to support your positions with APA formatted in-text citations and references from the assigned resource.
Reply Post
In your reply post, share whether the practice you researched is more or less effective, impactful, and implementable than the one your peer shared. Support your position with the assigned resource, as well as your observations in your community.
CDC. (2018). Best Practices for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Programs.