ATLANTA. Atlanta improves its health in some areas, but not HIV or opioid overdoses (SLIDESHOW) (Atlanta Business Chronicle)

Ellie Hensley Staff WriterAtlanta Business Chronicle

Atlantans improved their health when it comes to factors like smoking, but its opioid-related overdose deaths are on the rise, according to a new health data platform by The Big Cities Health Coalition.

The coalition compared health indicators across 28 large urban areas, including Fulton County in Atlanta. It assessed over 17,000 data points, including over 50 health and socio-demographic indicators.

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