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Infographic: The Rise of HIAs in the United States

April 24th, 2013 by Melanie Matthews

The major health issues that cause chronic health conditions — obesity, asthma, heart disease and diabetes and injuries — can be shaped by living and workforce conditions. To improve wellness, a growing number of cities and states are conducting health impact assessments.

Pew’s Health Impact Project’s infographic on the subject looks at the growing number of assessments and the areas they are assessing.

The Rise of HIAs in the United States

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