(03/09/2018)
America's Health Rankings: Health of Women and Children Report released this year's rankings and West Virginia can be found all the way towards the bottom.

"It's very worrisome that we're seeing these numbers like that, but with things that are going on with our health and environment and different factors, that's what we get, so I'm not too surprised with that," says Pediatrician Mary-Ann Kroll.

West Virginia is ranked 49th in the nation for infant health and is showing an increase in numbers for infant mortality, low birthweight, and preterm birth.

The state is ranked 40th in the nation in infant mortality and 47th in the nation for both low birthweight and preterm birth.


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