Can walking reduce the deficit?

at 09:21 AM ET, 12/19/2011

Thought experiment: How much lower would Medicare and Medicaid’s costs be if every American walked for 30 minutes a day? Some suggestive evidence in the video above, and in this column. My hunch is the answer is: a lot.

(Video via James Joyner.)

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