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CalPERS Looks at Causes of Increasing Health Care Costs

New data released by a CalPERS committee in December 2010 show that 73.6% of members insured by Kaiser Permanente are overweight or obese and that 38% of Kaiser members had borderline or high cholesterol in early 2010. CalPERS is seeking to identify potential health risks and establish programs to prevent chronic conditions.

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