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IHRSA’s Federal Advocacy Efforts Echoed by American Journal of Health Promotion

A recent article in a the American Journal of Health Promotion makes the case for adding jobs and reducing the nation’s debt by promoting healthy lifestyles. The article echoes many of the same strategies employed by IHRSA, such as employee wellness programs and incentives for exercise. The author, Michael O’Donnell, says that taking care of our health through regular exercise and proper nutrition will help reduce obesity and disease, the treatment of which make up the majority of US health care costs.

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