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Wealthy counties top the list of California’s healthiest
Sacramento Bee

In Northern California and across the nation, wealth seems to translate into good health, a comprehensive new report affirms.

But the factors behind that trend are complicated, public health experts said following the release of the report Tuesday by the University of Wisconsin and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The report ranks counties across the nation based on a wide variety of factors including premature death, smoking and drinking, and access to healthy foods and medical care.

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