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Prevention efforts can ward off many chronic and expensive conditions. So why arenít we investing in them?

April 19, 2017
by John Auerbach
STAT News

Contrast that with our spending on prevention. According to a new report from my organization, Trust for America’s Health, the entire budget for all chronic disease prevention activities at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is just $1.2 billion — $4 per person per year.

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