Monthly Archives: January 2011

Cost to treat heart disease in US to triple by 2030

In a recently study released, the cost of treating heart disease will increase by $545B over the next 20 years.  The findings were released in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association. Researchers found that the current annual cost of...
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Cost of overweight and obesity reaches $300B annually

A recent analysis of the costs associated with overweight and obesity has found the the total annual cost in North America to be $300B.  The research found that the costs are largely driven by four primary areas: Increased medical care...
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