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Study ranks Minnesota sixth on healthiest states list

An annual study by United Health Foundation praises Minnesota's low rate of deaths due to cardiovascular disease but says there's work to be done on the high rate of binge drinking.
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An annual study by United Health Foundation praises Minnesota's low rate of deaths due to cardiovascular disease but says there's work to be done on the high rate of binge drinking.

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