US Health Care Plunges, Texas Drops 9 Points

Ranking: Texas is 46th this year; it was 37th in 2007. Strengths: Strengths include a low prevalence of smoking at 19.3 percent of the population, a low prevalence of binge drinking at 15.0 percent of the population, a low rate of cancer deaths at 186.3 deaths per 100,000 population and a moderate […]