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Jul232013

Healthy cities see less heart attacks

Metropolitan areas with higher well-being see less adults having heart attacks, according to findings in a recent Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index.

The factors considered for the study include life evaluation, emotional health, work environment, physical health, healthy behaviors, and access to basic necessities. 

The top 10 areas with highest well-being index saw only 2.8% of adults reporting having had a heart attack, compared to 5.5% in the lowest well-being areas - almost double.

For more, read the Gallup story.

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