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Which US State Has the Healthiest Habits?
Healthy living appears to be common in Vermont: Residents of the state were the most likely in the nation to say they exercised frequently and ate their veggies, according to a new Gallup-Healthways poll.
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Adults more obese than ever, survey finds
In 2013, the percentage of obese adults hit 27.1 percent, the highest rating Gallup and Healthways have seen so far.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Fewer Americans Reported Healthy Eating in 2013
Fewer Americans reported that they ate healthily all day "yesterday" in 2013 than did so in any year since 2008.
Where do the least obese U.S. residents reside?
The Treasure State had the lowest obesity rates in 2013, according to a new national Gallup poll .
Mississippians attribute "most obese" ranking to state culture
Mississippi was the most obese state in the U.S. in 2013, according to a new Gallup-Healthways poll -and locals are attributing the title to the state's cultural attitudes.
Despite the fact that obesity rates among young kids have dropped ever so slightly, the new Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index found that U.S. obesity rate for adults is up: 27.1 percent in 2013 compared to 26.6 in 2012.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
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Healthways Obtains Notice of Intent to Nominate Directors [Professional Services Close - Up]
Healthways, on February 28, said that it received notice from North Tide Capital that it plans to nominate four candidates for the Company's Board of Directors at the Company's 2014 annual meeting of stockholders.
Healthways board scuffle carries high stakes
Late last month, Healthways' activist investor Boston-based North Tide Capital threw down the gauntlet again.
Washington No. 9 in national 'Well-Being Index'
Washington is ranked No. 9 of the 50 states in the 2013 edition of the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, a six-year-old collaboration between a pollster and a health-improvement firm.
The Washington Monthly
The Ineffable Sadness of Coal Country
As Chris Cillizza reports , the 2013 Gallup-Healthways ranking of states by their sense of "Well Being" is out, and the big news was that the oil-drenched Dakotas leaped into the first and second places.
Wisconsin is happy place, but no North Dakota
Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.
New Most and Least Obese States Revealed
Montana claimed the title of least obese state in 2013, bumping Colorado out of the top spot for the first time in three years, while Mississippi ranked as the most obese state, pushing West Virginia out of this spot, according to the latest Gallup-Healthways poll.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Gallup Survey: U.S. Obesity Rate Climbs to 27% in 2013
In the U.S., 27.1% of adults were obese in 2013, the highest rate measured since Gallup and Healthways began tracking in 2008.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Utahn ranks No. 12 in 'state of well-being', survey finds
After spending several years among the states with the highest rating of overall "well-being" nationwide, Utah has fallen out of favor.
Alabama ranked as 4th most miserable state in country
The Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, which interviewed more than 176,000 people from all 50 states last year, measures the physical and emotional health of Americans across the country.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Survey: Nevada adults most likely being sick with flu
Nevada adults are the most likely to report being sick with the flu on any given day last year, with California and New York close behind, a survey indicates.
Blue Zones Project Oskaloosa Community Team Announced
February 27, 2014 - Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Healthways announced today the hiring of Natalie Ferguson Spray as Community Program Manager, Danny Heggen as Project Manager, Valinn McReynolds as Organization Lead and Miranda Cummings as Engagement Lead for the Blue Zones ProjectA in Oskaloosa.
Healthways Receives Notice of Intent to Nominate Directors
John W. Ballantine, Chairman of the Healthways Board, stated, "We remain confident that this Board has developed the best strategy to move the Company forward and continue to build a leadership position in our field.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Opinion: Ohio need not be a miserablea by focusing on positive surroundings
The Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index annual report for 2013 came out earlier this week, announcing that Ohio is the fifth most miserable state in which to live.
The Daily Caller
a Big, Fat Deal: Us obesity rates spike to nearly a third of the adult population
A new Gallup survey found that 27.1 percent of Americans are obese, the highest percentage since the polling agency began tracking well being in 2008.