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According to the 2011 America’s Health Ranking by the United Health Foundation, Louisiana is ranked as the 49th healthiest state to live in for the second straight year and 48th in high school graduations.

According to that same study, Louisiana is among the highest for occupational fatalities, infectious diseases, infant mortality, premature deaths and children in poverty. These are deplorable statistics for any state, but particularly a poor state like Louisiana.

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