50% American adults have a chronic disease

July 2, 2014 6:43 PM

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A new report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as shown that half of all adults in the US have at least one chronic condition, including diabetes, heart disease or obesity.

The report was published in the journal The Lancet. The paper is part of a new series in the journal, 'The health of Americans'. The report added that the number of adult Americans who have two or more of these conditions is above 25%.

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