Navigation Links
Minneapolis Tops List of Heart-Friendly Cities for Women
Date:5/19/2008

Nashville, St. Louis, and Detroit bring up the rear, survey says

MONDAY, May 19 (HealthDay News) -- Women who want to keep their hearts in tip-top shape face the fewest challenges in Minneapolis, Washington, D.C., and San Francisco.

Those three cities top the list of the 10 most heart-healthy U.S. metropolitan areas for women, a list that's dominated by western communities.

But the list, released Monday by the American Heart Association, also found the 10 metropolitan areas -- mostly in the South and the Midwest -- that spell trouble, with Nashville, Tenn., St. Louis and Detroit deemed the least friendly major cities for women's heart health.

"It's fair to say that if you live in the least heart-healthy cities, there's a chance that you'll have a high (likelihood) of heart disease and stroke and may have a shortened lifespan," said Dr. Jennifer Mieres, a spokeswoman for the American Heart Association and director of nuclear cardiology at the New York University School of Medicine.

Heart disease is the leading killer of American women. An estimated one-third of women suffer from heart problems, according to the American Heart Association, which says cardiovascular disease kills more women than the next five most common causes of death combined.

The heart association's "Go Red For Women" campaign commissioned Sperling's BestPlaces, which ranks the best places to live in the United States, to conduct the study. It included an analysis of 22 factors affecting women's heart health, including rates of cardiovascular mortality, high blood pressure, exercise, and smoking.

The review, which also looked at factors like stress levels and the numbers of people who commute by bicycle or on foot, encompassed the 200 largest metropolitan areas in the country.

The most heart-friendly metro areas for women are:

  1. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, Minn.
  2. Washington
    '/>"/>

Copyright©2008 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Minneapolis Hosts National Conference on Tobacco or Health October 24-26 on Heels of Minnesotas Statewide, Smoke-Free Law
2. Randy Jackson and the American Heart Association Educate Minneapolis Area about the Connection between Type 2 Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease
3. Vallon Holdings, LLC Launches New Subsidiary Focused on Contract Resources for the Minneapolis-St. Paul Life Science Industry
4. Courage Center Receives $150,000 Grant From Minneapolis Foundation
5. Minneapolis Tops List of Heart-Healthy Cities for Women
6. ASTRO, Wellness Community South Bay Cities Join to Promote Cancer Survivorship
7. Cities Say Restaurant Nutrition Information Crucial in Fighting Obesity
8. Young Twin Cities Boy Shows There is Life After Cancer
9. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Launches Effort in Five Michigan Cities with Department of Community Health to Enroll Uninsured Children in MIChild
10. New Report Finds U.S. Cities More Vulnerable Than Ever to Rodent Infestation
11. ICMA/CIGNA Survey: U.S. Cities and Counties Begin to Focus on Health Risks and Costs
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/1/2014)... 2014 The National Association of Hispanic ... Dawn Bazarko, DNP, MPH, RN, and Adriana Perez, PhD, ... Academy of Nursing. They will be inducted with Immediate ... whose induction we reported last May. , Our three ... the 2014 American Academy of Nursing Policy Conference in ...
(Date:9/1/2014)... 01, 2014 Bioinformatics refers to ... analyze biological and genetic data. A major part ... developing software tools to generate and process useful ... with biological computation. While bioinformatics simply makes use ... can its related concepts, biological computation refers to ...
(Date:9/1/2014)... Parties involved in federally-filed Tylenol lawsuits ( http://www.tylenollawsuitclaims.com/ ... in September, where issues related to claims involving the ... of Pennsylvania, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. , According ... Court’s website, the meeting is scheduled to take place ... the latest of several Tylenol conferences that have taken ...
(Date:9/1/2014)... Top10BestSEOHosting.com has recently compared many web ... carefully, Top10BestSEOHosting.com is here to announce that JustHost, ... suppliers in 2014. , JustHost ( http://www.justhost.com/track/seohosts ) ... shared hosting plan. The company’s approach to hosting ... affordable, accessible and powerful enough for anyone to ...
(Date:9/1/2014)... Colorado (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 Daily ... an online resource and community that gives members access ... editing resources. , This online resource aims to help ... as well as artists who are looking for inspiration ... Learn more about Tattoo Me Now by visiting the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Two Additional NAHN Members to be Inducted as Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing 2Health News:Two Additional NAHN Members to be Inducted as Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing 3Health News:Two Additional NAHN Members to be Inducted as Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing 4Health News:Bioinformatics Market: A fusion of Computers and Biological Data 2Health News:Bioinformatics Market: A fusion of Computers and Biological Data 3Health News:Bioinformatics Market: A fusion of Computers and Biological Data 4Health News:Tylenol Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Upcoming Status Conference in Pennsylvania Litigation 2Health News:Tylenol Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Upcoming Status Conference in Pennsylvania Litigation 3Health News:Tylenol Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Upcoming Status Conference in Pennsylvania Litigation 4Health News:Why Top10BestSEOHosting.com Calls Them Great Web Hosting Suppliers 2Health News:Tattoo Me Now Review Reveals Unique Ideas for Tattoo Designs 2
... Atopy (Allergy) Research Center at the Juntendo University School ... their fecal droppings// disrupt immune system in human skin ... ,Episodes of asthma and eczemas have been ... by other researchers. However the present study conducted in ...
... one of the greatest challenges facing researchers today, and recent ... a growing epidemic.// The World Health Organization has estimated that ... problems, of them nearly 300 million are obese. ... works on the source of the problem – appetite, the ...
... with breast cancer positive to hormone receptors and HER2 ... (anastrozole) from AstraZeneca to their treatment improves the length ... Phase III clinical trial sponsored by Roche showed that ... after which the cancer continued to progress. ...
... more people in the Indian capital Tuesday, taking the total ... situation did not warrant declaring it an epidemic. ,"We ... are well equipped to deal with the situation, hence there ... Minister Yoganand Shastri. ,At an emergency cabinet meeting ...
... specific class of antioxidants found in fruit and vegetable ... ,Non-vitamin antioxidants - polyphenols - are abundant in the ... also present in teas and wines. ,Lab ... potent effect on health, with the potential to significantly ...
... risk of coronary heart diseases, say experts."Coronary heart diseases (CHD) ... oil can reduce the risk of CHD," said S.C. Manchanda//, ... India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). ,Mustard oil ... the lowest amount of saturated fatty acids and a high ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Brain behind the Brawn: Vital Molecule in the Brain Controls Appetite 2Health News:Dengue Outbreak in the Capital is not an Epidemic: Government 2Health News:Mustard Oil can Reduce the Risk of Heart Diseases 2
(Date:8/29/2014)... 29, 2014 According to ... & Services (Equipment, Reagent, Primer, Probe, Custom Oligos), ... QPCR, Gene Synthesis, NGS, DNA, RNAi) - Global ... Oligonucleotide Synthesis Market is expected to reach $1,712.1 ... growing at a CAGR of 9.8% from 2014 ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... , Aug. 29, 2014 Research ... "Global Multiple Sclerosis Drugs Market 2014-2018" report ... a chronic, inflammatory medical condition that results in demyelination, ... because of an abnormal response by the immune system, ... It is a potentially debilitating disease in which the ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... VANCOUVER, British Columbia and MENLO ... -- DelMar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB: DMPI) ("DelMar" ... 2014 fiscal year-end financial statements.  The Company recently changed ... to facilitate an application to list its common stock ... possible. DelMar,s financial statements as filed with ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Oligonucleotide Synthesis Market Worth $1,712.1 Million by 2019 2Oligonucleotide Synthesis Market Worth $1,712.1 Million by 2019 3Oligonucleotide Synthesis Market Worth $1,712.1 Million by 2019 4Global Multiple Sclerosis Drugs Market 2014-2018: Key Vendors are Bayer, Biogen Idec, Merck Serono, Novartis and Teva Pharmaceutical 2Global Multiple Sclerosis Drugs Market 2014-2018: Key Vendors are Bayer, Biogen Idec, Merck Serono, Novartis and Teva Pharmaceutical 3DelMar Pharmaceuticals Fiscal 2014 Year End Results and Summary of Recent Developments 2DelMar Pharmaceuticals Fiscal 2014 Year End Results and Summary of Recent Developments 3DelMar Pharmaceuticals Fiscal 2014 Year End Results and Summary of Recent Developments 4DelMar Pharmaceuticals Fiscal 2014 Year End Results and Summary of Recent Developments 5
... AXIOM Artis dTC is a versatile solution ... cardiology department from preparation to diagnosis ... procedures. With AXIOM Artis dTC, your cath ... cardiology department that leaves you free to ...
The AXIOM Artis TC is ideal for applications above and beyond standard cardioangiography, and features:, Single plane C-Arm, ceiling-mounted, Full-size CCD camera, ...
... Artis BC is a biplane ... architecture ideal for cardiological diagnostics ... ergonomic architecture enables you to ... to focus on:, Interventional ...
The ACUSON Sequoia C512 system elevates imaging and Doppler performance through new, high-density acoustic sampling, precise control of the transmitted acoustic waveform, and new transducer technolog...
Medicine Products: