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Economy linked to community’s health | ULI Member, Mayor Chip Johnson of Hernando, MS

By Chip Johnson, special to the Commercial Appeal

Over the past few years, Mississippians have been confronted with a variety of unappealing and troubling reports about our public health.

In 2012, Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation called us “the fattest state” in the nation. ┬áThe Centers for Disease Control Prevention claims we have the sixth worst rates of heart disease in the country.

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