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Healthcare Trends in America 2010

Healthcare Costs Related to Disease

The estimated costs related to three major conditions – cardiovascular disease, cancer and diabetes – and poor lifestyle choices have been rising.

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Source: National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute Fact Book, Fiscal Year 2003, 2007 and 2008, PricewaterhouseCooper’s Health Research Institute (2009) The Price of Excess: Identifying Waste in Healthcare Spending.