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[WCCO-TV, January 07, 2013]   Vitamin D is critical to our good health. And we know sunshine is the key to D.
January 08, 2013
[New Ulm Journal, January 01, 0001]   Making people "joyful" and excited about healthy activities was the focus of Saturday's speech by U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin during the New Ulm Area Day of Play held at Martin Luther College. The Day of Play event is part of a world-wide event started by the children's channel Nickelodeon to get kids outside and away from televisions through fun activities.
October 03, 2012
[KEYC-TV, April 06, 2011]   Allina Hospitals & Clinics' Heart of New Ulm project is already showing results. KEYC-TV in Mankato reports that the heart attack rate in the southern Minnesota community has already been cut by 24 percent.
April 07, 2011
[Mankato Free Press, April 05, 2011]   A 10-year community initiative to prevent the occurrence of heart attacks in New Ulm has produced some early encouraging results. The Heart of New Ulm Project is sponsored by Allina Hospitals & Clinics' Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation .
April 06, 2011
[Scientific American, April 03, 2011]   The town of New Ulm, Minn., some 90 miles outside of Minneapolis, is small. With a population of about 15,000, the self-proclaimed polka capital of the U.S. might not seem like the most obvious locale to roll out an aggressive, unconventional attack on heart disease.
April 04, 2011
[Minnesota Public Radio, March 31, 2011]   The Obama administration has filled in some of the blanks in a key part of the health care overhaul. The administration proposed rules Thursday to define Accountable Care Organizations, which are meant to save hundreds of millions of dollars in the Medicare program while improving quality for patients.
March 31, 2011
[WCCO-TV, December 06, 2010]   The number of heart attacks in New Ulm, Minnesota has dropped by 24 percent since the Heart of New Ulm Project started last year. However, project coordinators don't take all the credit for that decrease.
December 07, 2010
[Lawyers and Settlements, November 27, 2010]   The proton pump inhibitor, or PPI, is a medication that is used to treat acid reflux or heartburn. There is continuing concern that PPIs are being over-prescribed and in so doing, putting patients in harms way of needless side effects.
November 29, 2010
[New Ulm Journal, October 06, 2010]   After more than 5,200 New Ulm residents learned about their risk factors for having a heart attack in 2009, they continue to participate in a multitude of community health events throughout 2010. The New Ulm area community is invited to attend the third Annual Hearts Beat Back: The Heart of New Ulm Project Community Summit to hear more about what's happened and what's next with the project.
October 07, 2010
[Star Tribune, October 02, 2010]   Dr. Marcus Thygeson once wrote his patients countless prescriptions for heartburn drugs such as Prevacid, Prilosec and Nexium -- the "little purple pills'' of TV ads. But several months ago, when his own doctor advised him to start taking the pills, he refused.
October 05, 2010