Here Are the 10 Healthiest, Least Healthy US CitiesNewser — Jenn Gidman
Staying healthy can be challenging these days, thanks to hectic lifestyles, conflicting advice, and rising health-care costs. WalletHub tries to at least narrow down the US cities where you might have the best chance for good health, looking at more than 170 of the most populated urban areas across more than three dozen metrics.
Everything from access to and cost of health care to fitness and food opportunities, as well as a city's "green space" (i.e., hiking trails and parks), is taken into consideration.
Read on for the cities where you can expect the best (and worst) odds:
- San Francisco
- San Diego
- Portland, Ore.
- Washington, DC
- New York
- Scottsdale, Ariz.
- Irvine, Calif.
- Brownsville, Texas
- Laredo, Texas
- Gulfport, Miss.
- Shreveport, La.
- Huntington, W.Va.
- Fort Smith, Ark.
- Augusta, Ga.
- Memphis, Tenn.
- Montgomery, Ala.
(The 10 safest cities in America.)
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