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Managing Asthma and Preventing its Symptoms
Cost of Asthma on Society From 2001 to 2011, the number of people with asthma grew by 28 percent. This constant rise in asthma means the cost of asthma has also grown. In 2002, the total cost of asthma in the United States was $53 billion. In 2007, the cost of asthma grew to $56 billion. This is
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Jun 2,2016
Iowa Can Save Money and Lives According to Study
WNAX Radio   A new study suggests the State of Iowa could save tens-of-thousands of lives and billions of dollars if policy makers increased investment in efforts to reduce chronic diseases such as heart disease, cancer, diabetes, stroke, and arthritis. Candace DeMatteis is the policy
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May 26,2016
Want better health coverage? Change your Zip Code
May 23, 2016 The Hill By: Kenneth Thorpe    One of the nation's largest Medicare contractors just decided that it won't cover a proven new heart monitor that tracks signs of heart failure. That's terrible news for millions of Americans suffering from cardiac disease. It
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May 23,2016
Costs of chronic diseases are skyrocketing
May 23, 2016   Nevada Appeal Bernice Martin Mathews   Here are some hard, cold facts that should affect how all of us think about the current political season and the decisions we’ll make in November. If we do not do something now
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May 23,2016
THE MISSING SOUND BITE IN THE PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN
May 18, 2016 Morning Consultant  Helen Durkin    When the presidential candidates are challenged with voter questions on how they’ll drive down the cost of healthcare, the word “prevention” should pop right out. Personal tales of heavy premiums, rising
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May 18,2016
Encourage candidates to address issue of chronic illness
May 18, 2016  The Capitol Times By: Arthur Taggart   During our state’s presidential primary debate this spring, there was great focus on job growth in Wisconsin and whether or not we’re on the winning or losing end of the
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May 18,2016
Commentary: Costs of chronic diseases are skyrocketing
May 11, 2016 Elko Daily Free Press By: Bernice Martin Mathews   Here’s are some hard, cold facts that should affect how all of us think about the current political season and the decisions we’ll make in November. If we do not do something now about the costly chronic
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May 11,2016
Transitional care’ helps Iowans stay ahead of chronic diseases
May 6, 2016  The Des Moines Register Linda Abbott and Gary E. Rosenthal  As Americans continue to suffer from a chronic disease epidemic, Iowans are leading the battle against this rising tide — especially as it relates to our rural
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May 6,2016
Raising awareness on chronic diseases
April 27, 2016  The Miami Herald By: Marisel Losa   Collaboration is key when it comes to working toward a solution. This is true for a number of issues, and community health is no exception. The Health Council of South
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Apr 27,2016
Voice of the people: Silence troubling
April 25, 2016  Leader-Telegram By: Rick Wallin   I am concerned about the rise in chronic diseases, and particularly I am concerned by how little is being said about this during the presidential election. Some
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Apr 25,2016

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