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Wednesday, April 04, 2012

 [Rescued from Drafts]

The New York Times cites an article from The Mercury -
January 9, 2010
Plan to fight chronic disease
DAMIEN BROWN
December 07, 2009 09:13am
THREE out of every four Tasmanians suffer from a chronic health condition.
This renders them unable to hold down a job and sees them struggle with simple daily tasks.
The startling figure comes with the launch of a new strategy to help the overwhelming proportion of the Tasmanian population living with a chronic disease.
Conditions range from cancer, cardiovascular disease and asthma to depression, diabetes and arthritis.
All right, I call shenanigans. I'll check this out on Monday, looking first, obviously, at whether the proportion of Tasmanians in employment is at or under 25%.

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