State of the State

  1. Health Brief: Childhood Obesity in Tennessee: Tennessee ranks #5 for most obese 10-17 year-olds and the consequences last far beyond their teen years

  2. Health Brief: Hypertension in Tennessee: Nearly 40% of Tennessee adults have high blood pressure

  3. Health Brief: Diabetes in Tennessee: As part of the diabetes belt, Tennessee has the 5th highest rates of diabetes in America

  4. 3 Communities Focus on Improving Health: Facing steep health challenges, 3 Tennessee counties take steps to promote better health

  5. Health Brief: Infant Mortality in Tennessee: Babies in Tennessee are dying. What’s happening — and what we can do to change it.

  6. Infographic: Prescription Opioid Abuse In Tennessee: Examining the prescription painkiller epidemic in Tennessee

  7. Infographic: Top 10 Causes of Death in Tennessee: Lack of access to preventive health care contributes to our state's mortality

  8. Infographic: Childhood Obesity in Tennessee: 1 in 3 Tennessee kids is overweight. 1 in 5 is obese.