Survey: Obesity Continues To Burden Public Health System
A new federal survey on health behaviors suggests that obesity continues to drive up health care costs and contribute to chronic health issues in the U.S. The survey also found that smoking and binge drinking rates declined slightly between 2005 and 2007.
- "U.S. Youth Likely To Face Greater Health Issues" (Neighmond, "All Things Considered," NPR, 3/16).