TITLE

$10 a person equals $16 billion annually

PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
State Health Watch;Nov2008, Vol. 15 Issue 11, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports on the conclusion made by Trust for America's Health (TFAH) on a return of a health investment of $10 per person per year in the U.S. According to TFAH, the investment in proven community-based programs to increase physical activity, improve nutrition, and prevent smoking and other tobacco use could save the country more than $16 billion a year within five years. Jeffrey Levi, executive director of TFAH, asserted that research has been proving the value of prevention activities.
ACCESSION #
35138149

 

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