August 31, 2009 11:45 AM

Commentary: Chronic diseases, obesity drive up health care costs

Too many fancy tests, high doctor fees, overpaid insurance companies — all of these contribute to the unrelenting rise in the cost of health care in America. To wrestle health care costs under control, we'd better get a handle on those chronic diseases — and on our weight problem.

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