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Cardiovascular disease or heart disease is a class of diseases that involve the heart or blood vessels (arteries and veins). Cardiovascular diseases remain the biggest cause of deaths worldwide, though over the last two decades, cardiovascular mortality rates have declined in many high-income countries.