Executive Vice President of Public Policy, International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association, president of the National Coalition for Promoting Physical Activity
Helen Durkin, JD, is executive vice president of public policy at the International Health, Racquet and Sportsclub Association and president of the National Coalition for Promoting Physical Activity.
It seems incongruous that obesity — which costs our nation an estimated $147 billion or more each year — is barely covered in medical school.
Sitting. Sitting while watching TV. Sitting while at the computer. Sitting while at the drive-through. These are all things Americans do — a lot.
When the presidential candidates are challenged with voter questions on how they’ll drive down the cost of healthcare, the word “prevention” should pop right out. Personal tales of heavy premiums, rising deductibles, and increased out-of-pocket healthcare costs are cropping up all along the campaign trail. Voters are complaining that they’re spending more of their […]
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