Massachusetts Suburbs, Islands Home To Healthiest Residents

A national survey released today by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation found that residents of Nantucket and the Vineyard are among the nation’s healthiest, while residents of Hampden and Suffolk counties have the most health problems. “When it comes to health, suburbs rule,’’ Bridget Catlin, the project’s director, failing to note that pretty much everything else about the suburbs really doesn’t. []