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Media Advisory

IOM Report on Lessening Toll of Chronic Disease Burdens Releases Jan. 31
Released: 1/27/2012

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.

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