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A Healthy Future for Healthy Living?

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Editor's Note: This post first appeared on the World Economic Forum Blog.


At the World Economic Forum’s [[wysiwyg_imageupload:154:height=105,width=201]]Annual Meeting 2013 there was anticipation mixed with some trepidation about the level of fortitude leaders would bring to the essential task of reducing chronic illness and promoting healthy living. Certainly, the motivation is there – 36 million lives lost every year and millions more disabled or compromised by chronic illness – but there is work to do to turn talk into action. Read full post »