Kansas County Health Rankings http://kmuw.org en Kansas County Health Rankings Show Wide Gap http://kmuw.org/post/kansas-county-health-rankings-show-wide-gap <p></p><p></p><p>The fifth annual County Health Rankings are out, and the parts of Kansas that have struggled in prior years are still at the bottom of the list. The rankings provide a clear picture of just how much health depends on social factors like poverty and education.</p><p>Johnson County tops the list again this year as the healthiest county in Kansas. Dr. Gianfranco Pezzino, of the Kansas Health Institute, says it’s more than just coincidence that the Kansas City suburb is also the state’s wealthiest county.</p> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 15:03:51 +0000 Bryan Thompson 32102 at http://kmuw.org Kansas County Health Rankings Show Wide Gap Top Morning News 3.21.13 http://kmuw.org/post/top-morning-news-32113 <p><em>Senate moves its budget forward; Bill cutting sales and income tax gets first-round approval in House; $45M&nbsp;plan to hold down property tax rejected;&nbsp;<span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Wyandotte County and a cluster of counties in southeast Kansas remain among the least healthy in state.</span></em></p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Kansas Senate Give First-Round Approval To New Budget</strong></p> Thu, 21 Mar 2013 12:27:05 +0000 Fletcher Powell & Chandra Stauffer 14481 at http://kmuw.org Top Morning News 3.21.13 Which Kansas Counties Are Healthiest? http://kmuw.org/post/which-kansas-counties-are-healthiest <p>The latest Kansas County Health Rankings have been released and&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Johnson and Riley counties have the healthiest residents in Kansas again this year.</span></p><p>Wyandotte<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> County and a cluster of counties in southeast Kansas remain among the least healthy.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.countyhealthrankings.org/app/kansas/2013/sedgwick/county/outcomes/overall/snapshot/by-rank">Sedgwick County came in at 72 out of 102</a>&nbsp;counties ranked.</span></p> Thu, 21 Mar 2013 10:00:05 +0000 Chandra Stauffer & Bryan Thompson 14477 at http://kmuw.org Which Kansas Counties Are Healthiest?