2/14/2013

Halfway through a 10-year "Heart of New Ulm" project to improve the Minnesota community's cardiovascular health, data show lower rates of high blood pressure and cholesterol, a stable obesity rate, and a small drop in weight across the population. The project has broad community support, and data is tracked using electronic medical records at New Ulm Medical Center, where more than 90% of the 13,000 residents get their health care.

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