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Some detailed studies of huge numbers of individuals in America and elsewhere have uncovered startling results. Violence such as bullyism and domestic violence create increased healthcare costs over the long term, far past the time that physical injuries heal.  

This is important information for our medical and healthcare practitioners and health promotion  education specialists to use in decreasing the overall cost of healthcare in the United States and other nations.  Prevention can save a lot of money and grief.

As part of Healthy People 2020, a greater emphasis on violence prevention can impact other areas of healthcare as well as reduce costs. Look at some interesting facts and opinions at:


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