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Surgeon General: Health Care Discussions Need To Put Prevention First

From the 15 June 2011 Medical News Today article


U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin said Monday that health care in the United States must shift its primary focus to disease prevention rather than the treatment of illness.

Dr. Benjamin addressed the 2011 Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Annual Meeting & Food Expo®, calling on food scientists and producers to help spread the message about preventive care, especially reducing obesity through healthy choices. …

June 15, 2011 - Posted by | Consumer Health, Public Health |

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