Report: Disease prevention could save Florida $1B
July 17, 2008
by Anika Myers Palm
Investing in disease prevention could save Florida more than $1 billion within five years, according to a health-policy nonprofit group.
Trust for America's Health
released a report today suggesting that an investment of $10 a person in community-based programs dedicated to educating people about better nutrition, increasing physical activity and discouraging tobacco use could result in a significant improvement in health in the U.S. and significant cost savings.
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