Minnesota is Sixth Healthiest State

Minnesota is ranked No. 6 for the second consecutive year in a study of the
nation’s healthiest states.

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Minnesota was ranked fourth-best for diabetes, eighth in the rate of smoking, and 14th for obesity.

The report said the state’s strengths are low premature death rates and a low rate of deaths from cardiovascular disease. The study challenged Minnesota on its high prevalence of binge drinking and its low per-capita public health funding.

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