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Postby at1with0 » Mon May 07, 2012 3:37 pm

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/245079.php


With the tobacco problem on the back burner, diet and obesity are coming into the cross hairs as a focus for public health. Controlling the rise in obesity, promoting quality of life, whilst saving on public healthcare costs is clearly an admirable goal. It is unfortunate that the body's genetic makeup from our prehistoric existence urges it to store large amounts of fat, but the ramifications for health and subsequent health care costs are clear.
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Postby greeney2 » Mon May 07, 2012 6:34 pm

Which costs you more money?

DUI's of alcohol and related accidents
DUI's of illegal drugs and related accidents
texting or cell phone useage and related accidents
Illegal aliens driving without insurance and related accidents
Student loans never being paid
Pell grants given and students drop out
Dead beat Fathers & Dead beat Mothers
Grafitti
Welfare Fraud
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Postby at1with0 » Mon May 07, 2012 6:57 pm

You who?
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