1. Report: Massachusetts is the Healthiest State in the Nation

    Report: Massachusetts is the Healthiest State in the Nation

    Massachusetts is the healthiest state in the nation, according to the 28th annual America’s Health Rankings report. Among the state’s strengths are its low percentage of uninsured people, low prevalence of obesity, and high vaccination rates. The 2017 report also ranked Massachusetts first for the health of women and children. “This report highlights the notable progress that our state is making to improve the health and well-being of every individual living in the Commonwealth,” said Gov. Charlie Baker. “Massachusetts is proud to have the lowest number of uninsured residents in the country and robust public-health efforts, and our ...

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    1. This report highlights the notable progress that our state is making to improve the health and well-being of every individual living in the Commonwealth.
    2. This year's findings demonstrate that our focus on improving health outcomes is making a real difference in the lives of Massachusetts families and communities.
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