From 1970-2000, increased longevity added approximately $3.2 trillion per year to national wealth, the equivalent of half of the average annual gross domestic product over the period. Half of these… [ Get More Details ]
If the major risk factors for chronic disease were eliminated, at least 80% of heart disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes would be prevented; and 40% of cancer would be… [ Get More Details ]
Resonable disease prevention and management efforts could add $5.7 trillion to the nation’s economic output by 2050– a boost of 18%.
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Between 1980 and 2000, annual age adjusted per person health care costs increased by $2,254 (102%) but were accompanied by significant health gains including: a 16% decline in annual death… [ Get More Details ]