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Vigo, Sullivan counties low in health rankings
30 March 2017, 01:37 | Elizabeth Houston
Disparities persist in health of Marylanders, ranking says
"CHR.org is a nationally recognized organization, and these numbers are extremely helpful for county-wide initiatives like Healthy Harrison", Nardelli said.
Baltimore is the least healthy jurisdiction in Maryland followed by several Eastern Shore counties, according to an annual ranking that has changed little over the past several years despite improvements in some of the city's worst statistics.
The report released Wednesday shows Black Hawk County ranking 85th of Iowa's 99 counties in health outcomes.
Hamilton County remains in the No. 1 spot. This includes the percentage of obese adults (24 percent, compared to 31 percent statewide) and smokers (15 percent, compared to 18 percent statewide) as well as the 91 percent of Douglas County residents (compared to 76 percent statewide) who have access to exercise opportunities.
Raleigh, Nicholas, Monroe, Mingo, Mercer, Greenbrier and Fayette counties were also among the counties with worsening rates.
The study found 50 percent of drivers travel alone on long commutes, up from the national and state averages of 15 percent and 39 percent.
"It really helps us establish our goals and keeps us more focused", Lee said of the health coach.
Similarly, Douglas County saw a slight decrease in premature deaths.
Premature deaths of people under age 75 are increasing at a dramatic rate across the US, according to a new report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Allen County continued its downward slide in this year'sRobert Wood Johnson Foundation'sCounty Health Rankings released today. It measures not only health outcomes, which represents a community's general state of health, but also health factors, or what influences an area's health. Communities can improve their residents' health by reducing poverty and improving high school graduation rates, but it takes a long-term commitment and many partners, he said.
In Nebraska, Cedar county is ranked as the healthiest.
Union County, with a premature death rate of 16,600, a number that measures the years of potential life lost before age 75 per 100,000 population, ranked as the unhealthiest county in Florida. Health factors relate to health behaviors, clinical care, social and economic, and physical environment values.
It's "easier to prevent" young people from becoming disconnected than to "try to reengage young people who have dropped out of school or gone without work for some time", Givens said.
Between 2000 and 2015 more than half a million people died from drug overdoses, and the majority (55 percent) occurred from 2009 to 2015. "Unhealthy diets contribute to higher rates of cardiovascular disease and obesity and many diseases disproportionately strike people of lower social economic status". There has also been a significant shift in the suburbs, where the premature death rates have increased 5.4 percent in the past decade.
The counties in the poorest health, starting with the least healthy, are Labette, Wyandotte, Republic, Osborne and Wilson.
SK prosecutors call for Park's arrest
The Seoul Central District Court said the arrest warrant hearing was scheduled for Thursday at 1030 a.m. (0130 GMT). She could be charged for allegedly allowing close friend Choi Soon-sil to extort money from large firms.
Trump's Treasury Secretary Thinks Trump's Genes Are 'Perfect'
Mnuchin had lunch at the White House Friday with Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan. "I'm optimistic it's going to pass", he said. Mnuchin did not commit specifically on the goal but said, "The president's objective is a middle income tax cut".
Putin meets France's Le Pen in Moscow
But it's unclear if Russian officials have specifically discussed the repayment of loans given to National Front with Le Pen. Many of those voters may be put off by Le Pen's extremist principles and her connection to American President Donald Trump.
Netherlands head coach Danny Blind fired
So many "incidents" can not be mere coincidence and these poor results make Blind's parting shot sound delusional. They are now fourth in Group A, six points behind leaders France and three behind second-placed Sweden .
Girl badly burned by homemade slime (graphic photos)
Concerned, her parents took her to the hospital, where doctors said she'd received second and third-degree burns. Quinn, who has missed a week of school due to her bandaged hands, is expected to make a full recovery.
Trump Aides: Judge Jeanine Tweet 'Nothing to Do With Ryan'
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan looks down after pulling Trump's health care bill from the floor of the House of Representatives. The president tweeted on Saturday that people should watch cable news show " Justice With Judge Jeanine ".