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Report: California Ranked 16th Healthiest State in the U.S.
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California is the 16th healthiest state in the U.S., according to a report released Thursday by the United Health Foundation and the American Public Health Association, USA Today reports (O’Donnell/Ungar, USA Today, 12/10).

The annual report uses data from federal agencies and other groups to assess each state’s performance on 27 core health measures, including tobacco use, infectious diseases, uninsured rates, public health funding, cancer and the number of primary care physicians.