A Hidden Solution to America’s Health-Care Crisis

The US healthcare system is far and away the most expensive on earth, yet as a country, we rank very low in positive health outcomes.

Focusing on preventing illness, by first nurturing wellness, could be the surprising solution to a complex, costly problem. Preventative medicine means implementing education programs designed to stop heart disease, obesity, and other health problems before they begin.

Taking a preventative approach to your own health can have astonishing effects. Engaging in routine physical activity, learning about nutrition, and avoiding tobacco can reduce your risk for a heart attack by 81%. It isn’t always easy to make these changes on your own; preventative healthcare works best as a community mindset.

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