Chronic diseases affect over 117 million people in the U.S., nearly half the adults in the country. Heart disease and cancer are two chronic diseases that cause nearly 50% of all deaths each year. Meanwhile, obesity and diabetes are behind many of the painful and costly disabilities treated annually.
There is good news amid this frightening array of statistics. Many chronic diseases can be prevented before they occur by making the right lifestyle choices. View the infographic here on the importance of encouraging healthy lifestyle habits in the workplace.