Tuesday, June 12, 2012

We're Not Spending our Money on Wellness

This infograph clearly conveys one of the things that keeps me up at night. I saw this first on Fran Melmed's blog. It was orginally in the Washington Post last Wednesday. There is some debate going on about where the evidence to support the infograph came from, but I still think it's worth sharing. 


If we were to increase our spending on wellness, what should we spend it on? According to this article in the NY Times, not physicals.  

The debate on the Incidental Economist blog -- More about that “what makes us healthy” infographic