- It is estimated that 75% of the $2.7 trillion the United States spends on healthcare annually goes to treat diseases that are almost entirely preventable
- Most were smokers, or overweight, or sedentary, or some combination of those three.
On health matters, 'Prevention is indeed better than cure'. It may come through 'apple a day...' or through other key ingredients of a healthy & wealthy lifestyle.
For a 'wealthy' life style, one need not be financially rich.
Solutions for many serious problems are very simple. But then 'common sense & general knowledge' are not common/general!! More importantly, we just don't translate the awareness to action.
Need to walk the talk ! Let me step out for my evening walk... :)
Check out the original post from CEO, Cleveland Clinic:
A “Magic Bullet” for Healthcare Costs | LinkedIn