The Canadian Press

2016-02-17 | NL Health Lag

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Newfoundlanders and Labradorians live about two fewer healthy years than the average Canadian, and costs will grow as the population ages. Kira Leeb (LAYB) of the Canadian Institute for Health Information says reducing risk factors such as obesity will save lives and money. (Healthy life expectancy looks at factors such as weight and smoking to gauge how long someone will live a higher quality of life.)

Date: 2016-02-17
Placeline: OTTAWA.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 20 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << chronic disease is definitely related to lifestyle choices you have increasing health care cause so those are the kinds of things that you would want to try and curb if you want to you also not only have that healthier population but also start loading start having an effect on the cost of healthcare >>


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