LEADING STATE, NOT NATION

Northwest Arkansas tops state, trails U.S. in health factors

Posted: March 4, 2018 at 1 a.m.

NWA Democrat-Gazette/CHARLIE KAIJO Christian Beasley of Bentonville rides his bike Feb. 15 at the Razorback Greenway in Bentonville.

Benton County leads the state each year in health rankings, but the honor loses a bit of its shine as Arkansas consistently is at the bottom of national lists, according to reports.

NWA Democrat-Gazette/CHARLIE KAIJO Joggers make their way through a tunnel on a bike path Feb. 15 at the Razorback Greenway in Bentonville. Benton Cou...

NWA Democrat-Gazette/CHARLIE KAIJO Olivia Minteer of Centerton, 3, plays on the outdoor gym Feb. 15 along the Razorback Greenway in Bentonville.

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