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WHAT DO RISING CHRONIC DISEASE RATES MEAN FOR FLORIDA?

Projected total cost of chronic disease from 2016-2030 in Florida is $3 trillion. In 2015, 13.1 million people in Florida had at least 1 chronic disease, 5.6 million had 2 or more chronic diseases. Chronic disease could cost Florida $147 billion in medical costs and an extra $55.5 billion annually in lost employee productivity (average per year 2016-2030). WHITE PAPER: The Costly Chronic Disease Epidemic in Florida
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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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