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Baltimoreans Are Not Healthy, But at Least We Have Pools and Parks, Study Says

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Baltimore has 24.6 farmers' markets per 1,000,000 residents, more than twice the national average.
Baltimore has 24.6 farmers’ markets per 1,000,000 residents, more than twice the national average.

We’ve just gone ahead and curved the results of the American College of Sports and Medicine’s “American fitness index.” Even with a generous 21.8 points added (because Minneapolis-St. Paul, the fittest city in the country, scored just 78.2 out of 100 possible points), Baltimore scores an underwhelming 81.3, or a B-minus. The upside? We’re much, much healthier than Detroit!

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