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12/12/2018 Our Nation’s Health: Obesity Rate at All-Time High; Childhood Poverty Continues to Decline

The nation’s obesity rate has reached the highest-ever level this year, according to the United Health Foundation’s 2018 America’s Health Rankings® Annual Report.

12/10/2012 United Health Foundation's America's Health Rankings Finds Americans Living Longer but Unnecessarily Sicker

(Dec. 11, 2012) – Americans are living longer due to several medical advances, but unhealthy behavior and preventable illness threaten quality of life, according to United Health Foundation’s 2012 America’s Health Rankings®.

12/12/2017 2017 Annual Report: Nation’s Health Faces Rising Rates of Premature Death and Continued Unevenness in Concentration of Health Care Providers

America’s health is challenged by an increase in premature death and uneven concentration of health care providers, according to key findings in United Health Foundation’s America’s Health Rankings® Annual Report.

4/5/2016 New Analysis: Finds 25 Million Americans Face 6x Likelihood of Poor Health from Multiple Unhealthy Behaviors

New analysis examining five unhealthy behaviors – smoking, excessive drinking, insufficient sleep, physical inactivity, obesity – finds more than 25 million American adults have multiple unhealthy behaviors (three or more).

12/9/2015 America’s Health Rankings Annual Report: Americans Less Sedentary; Rising Drug Deaths, Obesity Pose Challenges

Americans are making meaningful progress on key health metrics including smoking less and leading less sedentary lifestyles, but rising rates of drug deaths, obesity, diabetes and children in poverty signal serious challenges, according to United Health Foundation’s 26th America’s Health Rankings® Annual Report: A Call to Action for Individuals & Their Communities.

12/14/2016 2016 Annual Report: Years of Positive Health Gains in the United States Threatened by Rise in Cardiovascular and Drug Deaths

The nation’s health is seeing concerning upticks in key health indicators according to the key findings in United Health Foundation’s 27th America’s Health Rankings Annual Report.