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

-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
  • San Francisco-San Jose-Oakland, Calif.
  • Denver-Aurora, Colo.
  • Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Mass.
  • Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Wash.
  • Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, Ore.
  • San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, Calif.
  • Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, Calif.
  • Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, Ariz.
  • Minneapolis-St. Paul, Boston and Phoenix have the lowest heart-disease mortality rates for women, while women in San Francisco, Denver and Los Angeles are the thinnest.

    Women in San Francisco, San Diego and Washington, D.C., are the healthiest eaters, and those in Sacramento, Los Angeles and San Francisco smoke the least.

    The least-friendly metropolitan areas for women are:

    1. Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro, Tenn.
    2. St. Louis, Mo.
    3. Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Mich.
    4. Pittsburgh, Pa.
    5. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
    6. Columbus, Ohio
    7. Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
    8. Las Vegas-Paradise, Nev.
    9. Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
    10. Indianapolis, Ind.

    The researchers reported that women in Cleveland, Columbus, Ohio, and San Antonio, Texas, are among the most overweight in the country.

    Women smoke the most in Cincinnati, Nashville and Indianapolis, while they eat the least healthy food in St. Louis, Kansas City, Kan., and Milwaukee.

    The heart-unhealthy cities seem to share some things in common, Mieres said, like a plethora of fast-food restaurants, a tendency for people to drive instead of walk, and high smoking rates.

    They may also have fewer teaching hospitals and fewer doctors per capita, she said. "When you look at the middle of the country and the South, they are about a decade or five years behind in getting the message that simple changes in diet and activity can have an
    '/>"/>

    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. Heart-Healthy Workouts Help Knees, Too
    6. Have a Heart-Healthy Holiday
    7. All About Heart-Healthy Eating: The Harvard Heart Letter Devotes an Issue to Nutrition
    8. ASTRO, Wellness Community South Bay Cities Join to Promote Cancer Survivorship
    9. Cities Say Restaurant Nutrition Information Crucial in Fighting Obesity
    10. Young Twin Cities Boy Shows There is Life After Cancer
    11. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Launches Effort in Five Michigan Cities with Department of Community Health to Enroll Uninsured Children in MIChild
    Post Your Comments:
    *Name:
    *Comment:
    *Email:
    (Date:4/19/2015)... The American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) ... to host its second annual, nationwide Shred Cancer event. ... in order to raise funds for cancer research and ... event is being held at 20+ PROSHRED locations throughout ... time will vary at select locations. , Individuals are ...
    (Date:4/19/2015)... WI (PRWEB) April 19, 2015 HealthPostures, ... announces that it will exhibit it’s pioneering ergonomics ... Expo and the Iowa-Illinois Safety Council Professional Development Conference ... and the TaskMate EZ are used in volume by ... facilities. , Built to clamp to a desk, ...
    (Date:4/18/2015)... Carinsurancesavings.biz has released a new blog ... cheaper during Spring. , Spring can be a ... should make sure they compare the newest policies before ... learn more about Spring car insurance offers by reading ... quotes are becoming more and more popular. Many insurance ...
    (Date:4/18/2015)... has released a new blog post explaining how to ... Clients can review important auto insurance quotes online, by ... advantages for clients who need affordable financial security for ... coverage for their vehicles can purchase a policy at ... agencies offer important discounts and drivers can learn more ...
    (Date:4/18/2015)... the past few weeks, TheBeautyPlace.com has been undergoing maintenance ... run maintenance on our shipping facilities to update software ... Director. "It disrupted our regular shipping schedule but we ... track after having completed the maintenance." , Now, TheBeautyPlace.com ... has not allowed some calls to come in through ...
    Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:2015 Annual Nationwide "Shred Cancer" Shredding Event 2Health News:HealthPostures' TaskMate Products to be Exhibited at the Wisconsin and Iowa-Illinois Safety Conferences 2Health News:Auto Insurance Plans Are Cheaper During Spring! 2Health News:Clients Can Review Car Insurance Quotes Online To Find Low Cost Offers! 2Health News:TheBeautyPlace.com Temporary Number Available 2
    ... poor, has banned the life-threatening practice of female circumcision, the ... in female genital mutilation (FGM) would be punished with a ... follows a campaign against the practice by the National Union ... women are circumcised. ,'Female circumcision is a ...
    ... of a Canadian university have voted overwhelmingly to remove ... company has implemented// unethical practices in India and Colombia. ... University of Guelph voted last week to remove Coca-Cola ... to India Resource Center, an international campaigning organization that ...
    ... the developing world? Look at Galway, the third largest city in ... Scores of people have taken ill and tens of thousands are ... ,Water supply in Galway has been hit by an outbreak of ... to have been hit by a serious stomach bug as a ...
    ... company, Crucell N V’s Rabies monoclonal antibody (mAb) product ... four months after launching// a similar study in the ... monoclonal antibody product for the post-exposure prophylaxis of rabies, ... phase I study is closely linked to the initial ...
    ... of low-sugar potato, as there is an increasing demand across ... trend is particularly evident in Gujarat in western India, where ... to the new variety. ,The low-sugar potato is ... processing firms snap up the produce without any delay, farmers ...
    ... major, Intercell and its partner Hyderabad-based Biological E. ... to start// a pediatric phase II clinical trial ... ,The randomized and controlled study aims ... Intercell’s JE vaccine compared to a locally produced ...
    Cached Medicine News:Health News:Eritrea Bans Female Circumcision 2Health News:Water Crisis Wreaks Havoc on Irish City 2Health News:Crucell's Rabies MAb Enters Phase I Trial in India 2
    (Date:4/16/2015)... 2015  Alexza Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALXA ) will ... on Wednesday, May 6, 2015, following the close of the ... conference call and live webcast on the same day at ... discuss the financial results.  To access the ... the "Investors" link.  Please log onto the webcast prior to ...
    (Date:4/16/2015)... Kenneth C. Frazier , chairman and chief executive officer ... the Board of the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America ... John J. Castellani announced that he will be retiring ... to PhRMA Board Frazier formerly held the position ... and CEO of Pfizer, Inc. Also elected were George ...
    (Date:4/16/2015)... YORK , April 16, 2015 An ... additional way to generate trimers from the major HIV ... could benefit future clinical development of HIV vaccine candidates ... the critical target on the surface of HIV for ... an important platform for AIDS vaccine discovery, says ...
    Breaking Medicine Technology:Alexza to Report 2015 First Quarter Financial Results and Provide Corporate Update on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 2Alexza to Report 2015 First Quarter Financial Results and Provide Corporate Update on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 3Merck Chairman and CEO Kenneth C. Frazier Becomes PhRMA Board Chairman 2Merck Chairman and CEO Kenneth C. Frazier Becomes PhRMA Board Chairman 3Merck Chairman and CEO Kenneth C. Frazier Becomes PhRMA Board Chairman 4Merck Chairman and CEO Kenneth C. Frazier Becomes PhRMA Board Chairman 5New Method Holds Promise for HIV Vaccine Development 2
    ... Corporation (Nasdaq: GNBT, www.generex.com ), the leader in ... of the mouth, today announced that it has been ... Canadian Intellectual Property Office granted Canadian Patent No. 2,401,942, ... Application". This new patent increases the number ...
    ... International Corporation (Nasdaq: PRXL ) announced today it ... Conference in New York.  James Winschel, Senior Vice President and ... at 11:45 a.m. ET on Tuesday, October 5, 2010. ... through the "Investors" section of PAREXEL,s website at ...
    Cached Medicine Technology:Generex Awarded a New Patent in Canada for its Proprietary Buccal Drug Delivery System 2Generex Awarded a New Patent in Canada for its Proprietary Buccal Drug Delivery System 3PAREXEL International to Present at William Blair Emerging Growth Stock Conference 2
    Micro-hematocrit tubes available in multiple sizes and additives for a wide range of capillary blood collection....
    ... The Vivid 3 system is designed ... of cardiovascular performance, and offer an even ... pediatrics and the OR. From color flow ... connectivity, the new Vivid 3 offers a ...
    ... 4 system is an easy-to-use, high-performance ultrasound ... your clinical practice. In effect, GE has ... a value-based combination of proven technology and ... paid heed to features praised by Vivid ...
    ... remote monitoring from Medtronic is changing the ... care. Using their Medtronic CareLink Monitor and ... send device information from their home or ... site, clinicians have the ability to review ...
    Medicine Products: