Chronic disease in the news

August 17, 2011

As the Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD) works to increase awareness of the number one cause of death, disability and rising health care costs, there is increasing urgency in the news media for Americans to address the spectrum of issues contributing to and resulting from chronic disease.  With a variety of obstacles threatening the health and care of the young and old alike, advancing discussions and promoting solutions for how we should approach this growing problem must continue.

Optimizing a variety of strategies to address the woes of our health care system and the overall health of Americans is essential if we are to reverse the increasing trend of chronic illness. PFCD welcomes you to share information with us, and perhaps more importantly with your local elected officials and news media, about the successes of your programs and infrastructures that are making a difference in the fight against chronic disease.