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The Bay State dethroned Hawaii, which held the top spot for the past five years, in the foundation's 28th annual report. "Massachusetts is proud to have the lowest number of uninsured residents in the country and robust public health efforts, and our administration will keep working across all levels of government to ensure quality health care and a safe, healthy environment for our residents to live, work and play". "Mississippi and Louisiana have major health challenges, including a high prevalence of smoking, obesity and children in poverty", the report reads.
Here's the list of the 10 unhealthiest states, according to the report.
The rate of drug deaths increased in New Hampshire by 118 percent, in MA by 69 percent, and in Rhode Island by 56 percent.
Here's a map, with the healthiest states in light blue and the least healthy in dark blue.
Cardiovascular deaths increased for the second consecutive year, with the rate among African Americans significantly higher than the rate among whites, Hispanic- and Asian-Americans, and Native Americans.
The least healthy state was MS, which ranked at the 50th spot for the second consecutive year.
One particularly troubling trend: The rate of premature death rose for the third year in a row.
Hawaii, Vermont, Utah and CT also claimed spots in the top 5 list by the United Health Foundation. America's Health Rankings are based on four components or aspects of health - behaviors, community and environment, policy and clinical care.
Paced by the lowest smoking rate ever recorded, Oklahoma moved up three spots to 43rd in America's Health Rankings, issued by the United Health Foundation.
A new report on mental health care in the United States shows that Colorado is worse than most states at treating those who need help, especially kids.
Trump also ordered the US Department of State to shift the US Embassy in Tel Aviv to the contested city of Jerusalem. The president is accompanied by his Foreign Minister Saluddin Rabbani and other government officials on the visit.
He is not a sub for me, he is a regular player, but I have plenty of good strikers and you can not play all of them together. Mustafi missed Sunday's 1-1 draw at Southampton due to a thigh problem and is still absent this time out.
Threads are a popular way of expressing thoughts and telling stories too long for even the new 280 character limit to contain. In November, Twitter launched 280-character tweets for all its 330 million users, up from the past limit of 140 characters.
Zacks has just released a Special Report that spotlights this fast-emerging phenomenon and 6 tickers for taking advantage of it. Fox and Disney are on a "glide path" for a Thursday deal announcement, CNBC reported on Tuesday.
Rowling's Wizarding World of Harry Potter has been announced that will allow players to create their own character. An exact release date hasn't been revealed just yet, but Jam City has said the game will be released next year.
Coming to hardware, this offering from Nokia is packing a Snapdragon 430 Octa-core processor, coupled with Adreno 505 GPU. This feature is not even available on Nexus smartphones and thus it feels great to see it on Nokia 8 and now Nokia 5.
It would remain to be seen how Apple would integrate Shazam , which also faces competitors such as SoundHound. This is pretty low considering the app got valued at $1 billion during its most recent funding round.
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Xbox One File Size Revealed
The process of adapting the controls has been called a "challenge", although Microsoft us confident it's found the best balance. And it's certainly fair to ask why the change was made now, nine months after its initial release on Early Access.
Energy prices jump after explosion at gas hub in Austria
The fire-brigade spokesman Franz Resperger said, as quoted by the SITA newswire, that a gas pipeline exploded underground. It handles some 40 billion cubic meters from Russia, Norway, and other countries per year, Deutsche Welle reported.
Winter storm watch this afternoon
Berlin: 6-12 inches, Laconia, 3-7 inches, Lebanon, 4-6 inches, North Conway, 6-11 inches, and Plymouth, 4-9 inches. Forecasters expect 2-4 inches of the white stuff.
SEC orders food review startup to shut down coin offering
Coin offerings often receive investments in the form of cryptocurrency like Bitcoin, which has soared to meteoric heights . These tokens typically use blockchain, which uses cryptography to record transactions which can then be authenticated.
Alleged 2018 Nokia 6 leaked in TENAA certification
Of course, this change leads to other ones too, such as the new placement of the fingerprint sensor, on the back of the phone. Given the fact that the Nokia 6 (2018 ) already surfaced on TENAA it's only a matter of weeks before it becomes official.