Alabama the 45th healthiest state
by AnnistonStar
 Around the State
Dec 13, 2010 | 1104 views |  0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend | print | permalink

Alabama got healthier overall in 2010, but was still in the bottom half of the 50 states, according to the latest edition of America’s Health Rankings.

The 21st annual rankings, released this week, were published jointly by the United Health Foundation, the American Public Health Association and Partnership for Prevention. Among other things, the study measured rates of smoking, binge drinking, violent crime, occupational fatalities, infectious disease, teen birth rates and obesity.

Read the full story from The Birmingham Business Journal.

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