Atherosclerosis, which causes heart attacks and strokes, is associated with living in a modern, industrialized country. It is responsible for 29% of all deaths in the U.S. and the price tag for treatment approaches $250 billion per year with associated costs like loss of work adding another $400 billion. Yes we need lifestyle control, but we also need to accept chelation therapy in order to get an effective way to control this epidemic.
See A Few Unpleasant Facts About Arteriosclerotic Arterial Disease in the USA and the World.
American Journal of Medicine. Sept. 2012, p 839-40.