Overweight and obesity, along with a lack of exercise and generally unhealthy lifestyle has been tied to numerous cancers including liver, breast, colon and prostate cancer to name just a few. A healthy lifestyle while living at a healthy weight can prevent many cancer diagnoses, especially at young ages.
Depending upon where you live, the answer will vary. Just like different insurance plans may have exclusions of coverage for weight loss-related programs and treatment, so do the insurance plans provided for by state Medicaid programs. As part of the Strategies to Overcome and Prevent (STOP) Obesity Alliance, the George Washington…