from Live Science:
by Laura Geggel, Staff Writer
February 09, 2016 06:56am ET
Everyone dies of something, but after slogging through the daily news, you'd think most people die from terrorism, shark attacks and gas explosions. But are these tragedies-- not to mention deaths from lightning strikes, plane crashes and tsunamis-- actually top killers in the United States?
Even combined, these incidents killed far fewer people than the most deadly illness-- heart disease, which took the lives of more than 614,000 people in the United States in 2014, accounting for about 23 percent of all deaths in the country, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
... don't stress about the freak events-- odds are, you'll die of something much more mundane.
The entire article can be read here.