We're all trying to live our best lives. But as our daily lives get hectic, sometimes it's all we can do to eat right, exercise, and get enough rest. In Colorado, we do our best to stay as healthy as possible, but life's daily challenges are real, and in some cases, unavoidable.

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As our lifestyles become increasingly sedentary, staying ahead of health problems is getting more difficult for some. If you knew the leading causes of death in Colorado, especially the preventable causes, would you take steps now to try to get ahead of them?

These are the Top 10 Causes of Death in Colorado

Here are the top 10 leading causes of death in Colorado, according to data compiled by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).  

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While some health problems and accidents are beyond our control, Coloradans can take steps like exercising and having a proper diet to maintain good health.

Five Colorado Counties Make the Healthiest Places in U.S. List

Out of the top 20 healthiest counties in the United States, Colorado had a total of five in the top 10.

Gallery Credit: Matt Sparx

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