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CDC Names Healthiest, Unhealthiest U.S. Cities

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CDC Names Healthiest, Unhealthiest U.S. Cities

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CDC Names Healthiest, Unhealthiest U.S. Cities

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Burlington, Vt., was just named the healthiest city in America by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Ninety-two percent of residents there say they are in good or great health. The CDC also named America's most unhealthy city. That dubious honor goes to Huntington, W.Va. Nearly half of the residents there are obese. And half the elderly population have lost all their teeth.

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Good morning, I'm Renee Montagne with congratulations to Burlington, Vermont. That city was just named the healthiest in America by the Centers for Disease Control. Ninety-two percent of the residents say they are in good or great health. The CDC also named America's most unhealthy city - Huntington, West Virginia. Nearly half of the residents there are obese, including the mayor. And half the elderly population have lost all their teeth. It's Morning Edition.

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