public health

The 10 healthiest communities in America, according to US News

From Advisory Board Los Alamos County, New Mexico is the healthiest community in the United States, according to U.S. News & World Report‘s 2020 Healthiest Communities Rankings, which lists counties and county equivalents that score highly on 10 health-related criteria. Methodology For the rankings, U.S. News and the Aetna Foundation evaluated and scored around 3,000 U.S. counties and county equivalents in…

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More Americans are breaking stay-at-home orders, researchers find

By Mackenzie Bean for Becker’s Hospital Review Some health experts are concerned “quarantine fatigue” is setting in for Americans, as cellphone data shows more people are traveling for the first time since shelter-in-place orders took effect in mid-March, reports The Washington Post. Researchers at the University of Maryland in College Park have been tracking data from more than…

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