Chronic Disease Costs Out of Control

We absolutely need health care reform and we need it now. A new study shows 3/4 ($1.7 trillion) of all U.S. health care spending in 2007 was related to treatment of the 7 most common chronic diseases. They are cancer, hypertension, mental disorders, heart disease, pulmonary conditions, diabetes, and stroke.Forty five percent of Americans have at least one of these conditions and 26% have


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