Bad food + smoking - exercise = Shorter lives for Western New Yorkers

 Erie County gets higher-than-average marks for making clinical health care and exercise options available for residents, but still lags in health outcomes and well-being, according to two new reports. (Mark Mulville/The Buffalo News)

Erie County gets higher-than-average marks for making clinical health care and exercise options available for residents, but still lags in health outcomes and well-being, according to two new reports. (Mark Mulville/The Buffalo News)

Major upgrades on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus and improvements overall in regional medical care have yet to translate into improved health outcomes in Western New York, according to a Gallup-Sharecare survey released Monday.

The Buffalo Niagara metro area ranked 151 out of 186 metro regions in terms of health and well-being.

While school districts are doing wellness activities, Buffalo being one of the leaders, there are areas where things need to be improved. Read more about the story on the Buffalo News.