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Forbes names Minneapolis healthiest city in America

The magazine credits residents for healthy habits and the city for making those habits easy to keep. Exercise, weight control, bike trails and open space all add up to less cardiovascular disease, diabetes and asthma.
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The magazine credits residents for healthy habits and the city for making those habits easy to keep. Exercise, weight control, bike trails and open space all add up to less cardiovascular disease, diabetes and asthma.

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