CDC Names Healthiest, Unhealthiest U.S. Cities
RENEE MONTAGNE, Host:
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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