INTERVIEW: Doctor Discusses New Health Report Card

Updated: 12/11/2012 9:39 AM KSTP.com By: Jennie Olson

A new report shows Americans are getting healthier in several ways, but some unhealthy behaviors and preventable illnesses could threaten our longevity.


Nationally, premature, cardiovascular, and cancer deaths are all down, but it’s problems like obesity, diabetes, and lack of exercise that are taking a toll.

Dr. Reed Tuckson of UnitedHealth Group joined KSTP Tuesday to talk about the Health Report Card.

Watch the interview here.