Posts tagged "America’s Health Rankings"

Dec. 20 news: Surgeon General e-cigarette advisory, ACA, state health ranking, child gun violence, food stamp work rules

Check out today’s public health news on Thursday, Dec. 20.
The Nation's Health: Rankings find improvements in health, but concerns linger

The Nation’s Health: Rankings find improvements in health, but concerns linger

Hawaii has topped all other states in having the healthiest residents for the fifth year in a row, according to rankings from the United Health Foundation.
2015 America’s Health Rankings: How healthy is your state?

2015 America’s Health Rankings: How healthy is your state?

The annual report released today on the health status of every U.S. state celebrated meaningful progress but warned that rising drug deaths, obesity and child poverty are serious areas of concern.
America's Health Rankings: Q&A with Chris Stidman

America’s Health Rankings: Q&A with Chris Stidman

America’s Health Rankings is set for its annual 2015 release on Dec. 10. In anticipation of its launch, we asked United Health Foundation President Chris Stidman about the report's history and impact, and exciting developments in store for 2016.
America’s Health Rankings captures 25 years of state health data

America’s Health Rankings captures 25 years of state health data

Public health leaders discussed our nation's health successes and challenges at a live event in Washington, D.C., to celebrate the 25th edition of America’s Health Rankings: A Call to Action for Individuals & Their Communities.
Q&A with Reed Tuckson on America’s Health Rankings

Q&A with Reed Tuckson on America’s Health Rankings

The leader behind the annual America's Health Rankings talks with APHA about this year's encouraging findings and the enormous impact the "tsumani of preventable chronic illness" is having on our nation's health system.
2013 health rankings show U.S. improving its overall health

2013 health rankings show U.S. improving its overall health

The verdict is in: America is becoming a healthier country.

Report: Americans living longer, but unnecessarily sicker

The 2012 edition of America’s Health Rankings out today reports that advances are helping Americans live longer, but their quality of life is suffering due to preventable illness and unhealthy behaviors.
America’s Health Rankings report calls us to action

America’s Health Rankings report calls us to action

America's Health Rankings — the longest running state-by-state analysis of our country’s health and the factors that affect it — points to key areas for improvement. Hear from UnitedHealth Group’s Reed Tuckson about what this report means for public health.

Preventable chronic disease on the rise; obesity, diabetes undermining country’s health, says report

Increases in obesity, diabetes and children in poverty are offsetting improvements in smoking cessation, preventable hospitalizations and cardiovascular deaths, says America's Health Rankings, a new report out today from United Health Foundation, APHA and Partnership for Prevention.