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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
Letter: Candidates should address chronic disease
April 22, 2016  Wisconsin State Journal By: Gina Dennik-Champion   Chronic disease deserves more attention this election. The presidential candidates need to address how they will
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Apr 22,2016
VIDEO: What Accounts for the Growth in Private Health Insurance Spending?
  Hospital care is the largest contributor to commercial health insurance spending growth - 42% of the increase since 2016. The growth in spending due to hospitals is more than twice that of the growth due to physician services and administrative costs, and ten times that of
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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
April 5, 2016  Reno Gazette-Journal Tom McCoy   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
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Apr 12,2016
Time to put the candidates on the spot about health care
March 31, 2016  The Tampa Tribune By: Candace Dematteis   Even after Floridians get a breather from the nonstop intensity of the presidential primary, we should never forget the important role
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Mar 31,2016
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

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