On health performance, Mass. not such a shiny star

State lags badly when compared with other advanced countries

MANY BAY STATE health care cognoscenti and politicos like to brag about Massachusetts health statistics. For years now, Massachusetts has performed well, at or near the top, in surveys of key health indicators among the 50 US states. For example, the United Health Foundation’s 2016 America’s Health Rankings had Massachusetts in 1st place (though we(...)

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