We Need More Green to Keep Healthy. 

A phrase that has everyone’s heart pounding is, “increased premiums.” Studies have showed that family health care premiums have grown four times faster than income this decade. A report from Families USA illustrated that from 2000-2009, premiums rose nearly 101 percent, while earning rose by a meager 22 percent. Additionally, the average annual family health insurance premium rose from $6,915 to $13,927. Executive Director, Ron Pollack said that health care cost continue to grow, even though employers are scaling back their health plans, raise deductibles and co-payments.