According to a new report from the Institute of Medicine, efforts to maintain or enhance the quality of life for individuals living with long-term conditions have not been given adequate attention, diminishing the nation's productivity and well-being, Living Well With Chronic Illness: A Call for Public Action, lays out a comprehensive framework intended as a to guide to the development and implementation of cross-cutting, coordinated strategies that can reduce the individual and societal burdens of chronic illness by helping people with these conditions to live well. Advance copies will be available to reporters only beginning at noon EST Monday, Jan. 30. The report is embargoed and not for public release before 11 a.m. EST Tuesday, Jan. 31. To obtain a copy, contact the National Academies' Office of News and Public Information; tel. 202-334-2138 or e-mail email@example.com.