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Friday
Jul062012

Need for healthier lifestyles not changed by Supreme Court ruling on health care

On June 28, 2012, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a 5-4 ruling largely upholding the Affordable Care Act. While the decision has reinvigorated the debate over what successful health care reform should really be, one point remains clear: the health care crisis in America will not be solved until Americans begin living healthier, more active lifestyles. Bipartisan support of cost-effective legislation and policies that encourage exercise and primary prevention remains critical to our country's future.

In this week’s Capitol Report, IHRSA looked at the ways the health reform law promotes primary prevention and encourages Americans to get in shape. Get informed and Read the issue.

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