Charlotte at Risk

Americans have a well-deserved reputation for bad health — after all, we’re one of the fattest countries in the world. The good news is that most Americans are health conscious and know what they need to do to stay healthy, according to an April 2011 Harris Interactive poll. But what about Charlotteans? Where do we stack up? To find out, we narrowed down the five conditions and diseases that affect us the most and found out just how healthy (and unhealthy) we really are:

Allergies

Arthritis

Type II Diabetes

Heart Disease

Depression

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