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  • Iceland, Japan, Switzerland round out top five; U.S. is 35th
  • Health index looks at life expectancy, environmental factors
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Spain Is Now the World's Healthiest Country

Maybe it’s something in the gazpacho or paella, as Spain just surpassed Italy to become the world’s healthiest country.

That’s according to the 2019 edition of the Bloomberg Healthiest Country Index, which ranks 169 economies according to factors that contribute to overall health. Spain placed sixth in the previous gauge, published in 2017.