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How Healthy Is Your State And Our Nation?

Posted on | December 8, 2010 | No Comments

Mike Magee

The wire release of America’s Health Rankings®, a state by state assessment compiled by the American Public Health Association and supported by the United HealthCare Foundation, summed it up this way: “Overall Healthiness Slightly Improved, but Obesity, Children in Poverty, and Diabetes Worrisome for States’ Health….reductions in smoking, preventable hospitalizations and infectious disease were offset by continued increases in obesity, children in poverty, and lack of health insurance. Clearly obesity is taking its toll with a 19% increase in the diagnosis just in the last 5 years.”
Where does your state score? (CONTINUE….)

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