McDowell County worst on health rankings; other southern counties rank poorly
By Wendy Holdren Register-Herald Reporter
McDowell County ranks as West Virginia's least healthy county, according to the 2017 Robert Wood Johnson County Health Rankings.
Other southern counties ranked in the top five with the poorest health — Mingo, Wyoming, Logan and Mercer.
Not much higher in the rankings were Fayette (No. 48), Raleigh (No. 45), Nicholas (No. 43)...