The states where disease and death are highest

The states where disease and death are highest

(CNN)There's no question that the impact of diseases varies drastically across the United States, depending on which state you live in. Now, a study published Tuesday in the journal JAMA details just how wide those state-by-state differences are when it comes to how diseases, injuries and risk factors impact America's youth, adults and older populations. "There's so many different levels of health in the US, so many different disparities across states and age groups," said Dr. Christopher Murray, a professor of global health at the University of Washington and director of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, who was...

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