June 20, 2016
The Florida Time-Union
By: Julio Fuentes
Even in a state with an economy as large as Florida’s, $3 trillion is no small chunk of change.
That is the cost of growing chronic disease rates in medical costs and lost productivity we’ll bear — a whopping $8,800 a year for each person in Florida – over the next 15 years as a result.
It’s one of the major social and economic issues facing our state, but unfortunately, we’re hearing little about it in the current political campaigns.
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