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The Power of Prevention


This CDC publication covers the causes and costs of chronic diseases as well as the stressing prevention efforts to address the problem. 

Primary Toolkit:

Chronic Disease Prevention Toolkit

Secondary Toolkits:

Health and Disability Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Chronic Disease, Disability, Nutrition, Obesity, Physical Activity, Tobacco


Institutional Author:

CDC National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention & Health Promotion





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