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Website examines health factors in every county

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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) –    A recent study takes a look at health in every county in the country.

The data released by the University of Wisconsin's Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Foundation examines everything from mortality rates to environmental factors such as the number of liquor stores in an area.

Out of Georgia's 157 counties, Muscogee comes in 89th, whereas Harris County comes in the top 20 at number 13.

In Alabama, Russell County comes ranks 54th in the state, whereas Lee County comes in near the top at 2. 

For more information on the entire study, as well as the rankins of every county in Georgia and Alabama check out: http://www.countyhealthrankings.org/

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