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California’s healthiness ranking improves a bit
Sacramento Bee

Compared with the other 49 states, California’s overall healthiness could be worse. But it also could be better.

And though officials nationwide are making progress fighting smoking and heart disease, the country’s overall health isn’t improving.

Those conclusions come from America’s Health Rankings, an annual report card produced since 1990 by the United Health Foundation, the American Public Health Association and the Washington D.C.-based Partnership for Prevention.