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Unhealthy lifestyles give rise to new killer diseases

  • The Jakarta Post

| Sat, January 8 2011 | 11:58 am

PREMIUM The unhealthy lifestyles of a growing number of Indonesians, coupled with poor awareness in monitoring their health have resulted in a creeping wave of degenerative diseases in the country.“It’s time for us to combat non-communicable diseases due to the fact they severely affect public health by increasing mortality rates and causing disabilities,” Health Minister Endang Rahayu Sedyaningsih ...