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New National Data Shows: The Projected total cost of chronic disease from 2016-2030 in America is $42 Trillion.
More than 190 million Americans, or about 59 percent of the population, are affected by one or more chronic diseases. Having one chronic condition can increase the risk of developing another.  Without change, the number of people with three or more chronic diseases is expected to increase to
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Apr 19,2016
FACT: Healthy Behavior and Better Treatment Critical to Lowering Health Care Costs
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE      New research uncovers potential for 16 million saved lives, $6.3 trillion in savings Washington, D.C. (April 19, 2016) The impact of chronic disease ripples throughout each state across the country. New research commissioned by the Partnership to
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Apr 18,2016
Overview of new research on the burden of chronic disease in the next 15 years
Chronic diseases impose substantial clinical and economic burden on the United States. New research commissioned by the Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease shows that, over the next 15 years, continuing investment in the promotion of healthy behaviors and development of better treatments for
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Apr 13,2016
One View: Candidates must address health policy questions
Think about the people who live on your street or apartment building, the people you see every day. According to the averages, the majority of them – 54 percent of Nevadans according to federal stats – have at least one serious chronic disease like cancer, diabetes, stroke or heart
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Apr 12,2016
The Unsung Success of a Diabetes Prevention Program
The New York Times Aaron E. Carroll  March 30, 2016 More than 86 million people, including 22 million people 65 or older, have pre-diabetes, which increases their risk of heart disease, strokes or diabetes. As we’ve watched that number grow, it has somehow felt that despite
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Mar 30,2016
How will you fight the rise of chronic illness?
March 23, 2016  The Gazette  By: Jim Henter   Many political analysts are describing this year’s election as a crossroads moment. You can make a case that this is true on a number of issues, from the Supreme Court to foreign policy to the environment. It’s important
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Mar 23,2016
Adverse effects of chronic disease ripple through economy
March 23, 2016 The Business Record  By: Business Record Staff   America's health care spending cannot be addressed without giving serious attention to chronic disease and its impact on our entire population and the economy, according to a new white paper released today by the
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Mar 23,2016
The Costly Chronic Disease Epidemic in Florida
The state of chronic disease in Florida and what opportunities lead to better health. Click here to read PFCD's Florida White Paper. 
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Mar 22,2016
Costly Chronic Disease Epidemic Must Rank Higher on Political Agenda
For Immediate Release   Opportunities for health care improvement and savings abound for next president   PFCD Outlines Opportunities for Health Care Improvement and Savings for Next President, Answering Call from More than 55,000 Americans and Nearly 100 Economists 
Press release
Mar 22,2016
Outmaneuvering cancer
THE HILL March 16, 2016, 03:00 pm By Helen Durkin   You’d be hard-pressed to find anyone who doesn’t tense up when they hear the word “cancer,” or have some other visceral response to it. It’s one of the few stand-alone words in the English language
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Mar 22,2016

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