Everywhere you turn people are trying to get you to be healthy. You can change your diet. You can get to the gym a little more often. You can even cut down on the drinking. Slow down and get off your phone when you are driving.

There are so many things, that may not sound like fun but can help you on your way to maybe living longer.

We want that fountain of youth. We want to live our best life. With that, we have to be doing what we can to check off all the important things that can extend our lives. There is no guarantee, of course, but the better choices you make the better.

According to information from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), these are the leading causes of death here in the great state of Texas. Knowledge is power so the more you know the better choices you can make.

The Leading Causes of Death in Texas

These are the top 10 leading causes of death in Texas

Gallery Credit: Melissa Bartlett/TSM


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