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Study Finds Some Obesity-Related Cancers on The Rise in Americans Under 50
In a new analysis, researchers found that prevalence of six obesity-related cancers increased in adults under age 50 between the years 1995 and 2004, with steeper rises in the youngest age groups.
Data Analytics in Widespread Use, But Not for Population Health
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Healthcare organizations are making data-driven insights part of their strategic plans, but few are actively using analytics for population health.
U.S. Economic Burden of Chronic Diseases Tops $3.8 Trillion — Expected to Double
The U.S. economic burden of chronic diseases such as Alzheimer's, diabetes, heart disease, obesity and cancer has reached about $3.8 trillion in direct and indirect costs—or nearly one-fifth of GDP, according to a new report.