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In this file photo, Heidi Koster, a certified nursing assistant, writes blood sugar levels on a window in the intensive care unit at Idaho Falls Community Hospital on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, while Dr. Gurjeet Grover checks on a COVID-19 patient.

A report released last month by the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare shows in 2021, heart disease, cancer and COVID-19 were the leading causes of death.

There were roughly 3,400 deaths from heart disease, 3,100 from cancerous tumors, and 2,400 COVID-19.

This article first published in the Lewiston Tribune.

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