Top 5 Healthiest/Unhealthiest States

For the  first time ever, Massachusetts is the healthiest state in the United  States, ending Hawaii’s five-year reign. America’s Health Rankings, a  report issued by the United Health Foundation, take into account such  factors as rates of infectious diseases, obesity, physical inactivity,  smoking, and infant mortality, as well as air pollution levels and the  availability of healthcare providers. Below are the five healthiest and  least healthy states:


  1. Massachusetts
  2. Hawaii
  3. Vermont
  4. Utah
  5. Connecticut


  1. West Virginia
  2. Alabama
  3. Arkansas
  4. Louisiana
  5. Mississippi