Preventive healthcare is much cheaper than care of chronic diseases

'In the United States, two thirds of what we spend on health care is attributable to diseases that are preventable. Yet we invest less than 5% of our more than $2 trillion annual health spending on efforts to prevent illness'

- Excerpt from Jonas and Kovner's Health Care Delivery in the United States, 11th Edition

Correcting education-associated mortality on diet/exercise/tobacco could have averted 8 times as many deaths as were prevented from medical advances from '96-'02

Source: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1829331/

$10 Spent per Person on Preventive Healthcare has been estimated to have a 5x+ ROI

Source: http://healthyamericans.org/reports/prevention08/Prevention08.pdf

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