- Associated Press - Thursday, March 27, 2014

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) - Teton County again has retained its title as the healthiest place in Wyoming.

A report released Wednesday by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute named Teton County the healthiest of Wyoming’s 23 counties. Teton County has earned the ranking for the last few years.

The Jackson Hole News&Guide; reports (https://bit.ly/1loRWW7 ) that only 10 percent of adults in Teton County residents are smokers. They also have better access to primary care physicians are less likely than other Wyomingites to be obese.

Despite all of the healthy habits identified in the report, county residents still have a well-documented drinking problem. A fifth of adults in the county report either heavy or binge drinking. That rate is tied with Sweetwater County as the second-worst in Wyoming.


Information from: Jackson Hole (Wyo.) News And Guide, https://www.jhnewsandguide.com

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