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Utah Ranks 5th in Nation for Healthcare

Utah Ranks 5th in Nation for Healthcare
By Terence L. Rooney and Christopher W. Droubay

In a listing of 2016’s States with the Best and Worst Healthcare, published by WalletHub, Utah ranked fifth for overall best healthcare.  It was the sixth best state for healthcare outcomes, and eighth best in health care costs.  In the 29 metrics reviewed, Utah’s two best stats including fourth in lowest cancer rate and fourth in lowest rate of heart disease. For the full listing and findings visit The Spectrum’s October 4, 2016 issue.