Help create the healthiest nation in one generation

 

The U.S. has the best healthcare professionals, the most advanced treatments and innovative pharmaceuticals.  But it’s not enough to be the best at treating people once they are sick or injured. Healthcare only has a 10 percent impact on the causes of premature death. The truth is, in the U.S. we spend significantly more on health care, but Americans of all ages and socio-economic groups live shorter lives and struggle with more health issues than our peers in other developed countries.
  
Together, we must transform our health system to be as successful at creating healthy people as it is at treating illness and injuries.
   
Please sign our petition asking our political leaders to address factors in our communities that affect our health and put more emphasis on prevention and public health programs proven to be effective.
  
  
To: 
  
U.S. Senator
U.S. Congressional Representative
State Governor
State Lt. Governor
State Senator
State Representative
 
I want to live in the healthiest nation!
 
People in other nations are healthier and live longer than we do in the U.S.  We must change this. Together we will make America the place where everyone has the best opportunity in the world for a long, healthy life.  
 
I’ll do my part — eat well, exercise, and make healthy choices that set an example for my family and friends. But I can’t do it all on my own.  
 
I ask you to make health a priority and help our communities and our health system do their part. 
  • More emphasis must be put on prevention and public health programs proven to improve our health and reduce health care costs.
  • Everyone should have access to quality, affordable healthcare.
  • Health needs to be a consideration in all government policies — both locally and nationally.  
  • We need to collectively address issues that have a profound impact on our health like reducing poverty, improving education and ensuring a healthy environment where we live work and play.
Please support policies that will advance these initiatives and help improve the health of our communities and our nation.
  
Sincerely,
  
  
 

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