AHA Rates Heart Healthy Cities For Women In U.S.

May 19, 2008

The American Heart Association released a study on Monday, revealing the best and worst heart healthy cities in the U.S. for women.Boston (ChattahBox) – The American Heart Association released a study on Monday, revealing the best and worst heart healthy cities in the U.S. for women.

Sperling’s Best Places carried out the study for the American Heart Association.

This goes along with the AHA’s Go Red for Women, raising awareness of heart disease.

Cities were rated based on their cardiac mortality rates, as well as exercise, blood pressure, etc.

The American Heart Association recommends a better diet for women who want to help fight heart disease. Exercise is also something which can help a great deal and lead to a healthier heart.

Top 10 Best Heart Healthy Cities For Women

1. Minneapolis
2. Washington D.C.
3. San Francisco
4. Denver
5. Boston
6. Seattle
7. Portland
8. San Diego
9. Los Angeles
10. Phoenix

Top 10 Worst Heart Healthy Cities For Women

1. Nashville
2. St. Louis
3. Detroit
4. Pittsburgh
5. Dallas
6. Columbus
7. Cincinnati
8. Las Vegas
9. Cleveland
10. Indianapolis


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