America’s Public Health Crisis
The America’s Public Health Crisis video infographic provides an astounding look at the current health of Americans.
America is 33rd in terms of the healthiest countries, due to struggles with substance abuse and obesity. America has an overall
33.8% obesity rate, with one in six children being categorized as obese. These children are 70% more likely to become obese or
overweight adults. Moreover, obesity accounts for $190 million in medical spending and is projected to reach $254 billion in ten
years. The remainder of the infographic discusses the $276 billion lost in productivity due to substance abuse and what people
can do to make a difference.