State ranks 23rd in U.S. funds to improve health

April 2, 2008
by Kim Archer
Tulsa World

Oklahoma ranks 23rd in the nation for the amount of federal funding it receives to improve the public's health, according to a national report released Wednesday. The analysis, "Shortchanging America's Health: A State-by-State Look at How Federal Public Health Dollars Are Spent -- 2008," was released by Trust for America's Health, a national nonprofit group aimed at making disease prevention a priority in the U.S.

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