Poor health habits (drinking, smoking, lack of exercise) obviously take their toll on individuals and their families. The costs to society are less obvious but certainly more far-reaching. This investigation is the first to quantify the financial burden these detrimental habits place on American taxpayers. Willard Manning and his colleagues measure the direct costs of poor health habits (fire damage, motor vehicle accidents, legal fees), as well as collectively financed costs (medical care, employee sick leave, group health ...

The Costs of Poor Health Habits 2014, Harvard University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674422254

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The Costs of Poor Health Habits 1991, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA

ISBN-13: 9780674174856

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