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health of the nation

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Report Card on U.S. Health

Smoking no longer leads the list of risk factors for premature death.

The U.S. continues to lose ground on important measures of health when compared to other nations--in spite of spending the most per capita on healthcare in the world. The State of US Health, 1990-2010 reveals poor dietary and physical inactivity now surpass smoking as key factors in years of life lost prematurely. 

PositiveTip: Which way did your activity and dietary choices today influence the population trends? Changes are made one person at a time!