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In Travis County, chronic diseases account for 3 out of every 5 deaths. Chronic diseases such as heart disease, stroke, and diabetes make up the leading causes of death and disability in America. While Risks like tobacco use and excessive drinking can significantly influence the development of chronic disease, the social determinants of health often