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This Is the Healthiest City in America

Rochester, Minnesota, is No. 1 in new ranking by 24/7 WallSt
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 12, 2019 2:10 PM CDT
This undated photo shows the skyline of downtown Rochester, Minn., where the Mayo Clinic is located.   (AP Photo/The Rochester Post-Bulletin, Elizabeth Nida Obert, file)

(Newser) – A new ranking of the healthiest cities in America gives bragging rights to Rochester, Minnesota. 24/7 WallSt crunched data on a number of factors, including the rate of deaths before age 75, access to health care, obesity, percentage of people who get flu shots and other preventative measures, and a host of other societal and economic points. The top 10 healthiest metropolitan areas:

  1. Rochester, Minnesota
  2. Ames, Iowa
  3. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
  4. Logan, Utah-Idaho
  5. Provo-Orem, Utah
  6. Boulder, Colorado
  7. Iowa City, Iowa
  8. Manhattan, Kansas
  9. Corvallis, Oregon
  10. State College, Pennsylvania
Click to read the full rankings. (Read more lists stories.)

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