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Texas Loses Ground in Annual Health Study

Texas ranked worse than last year in an annual index of more than 20 indicators, which found that it fell from 34th to 31st place. Obesity, diabetes and lack of exercise were largely to blame for the slide.

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Texas ranked worse than last year in an annual index of more than 20 indicators, which found that it fell from 34th to 31st place. Obesity, diabetes and lack of exercise were largely to blame for the slide. Texas also has the highest percentage of the population lacking health insurance. (The Dallas Morning News)

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