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Community health provides programs to help manage health

June 14, 2014
Alpena News

A report released by Trust for America's Health in July 2008 found that a small strategic investment in disease prevention could result in significant savings in U.S. health care costs. TFAH concluded that an investment of $10 per person per year in community-based programs to increase physical activity, improve nutrition, and prevent smoking and other tobacco use could save the country more than $16 billion annually within five years. This is a return of $5.60 for every $1.



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