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Branstad issues statement on Iowa’s move into the top 10 in the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index®

February 28, 2013
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– Gov. Terry E. Branstad today issued the following statement upon learning Iowa had moved into the top 10 in the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index®. Iowa increased 0.7 points to 68.1 in overall well-being in 2012, moving from No. 16 to No. 9 in the state rankings. “I am excited about the progress we have made…

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First Blue Zones Projectâ„¢ Demonstration Sites Announced as Part of Healthiest State Initiative

May 9, 2012
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Today, the first four Iowa Blue Zones Project demonstration sites were announced at a news conference in Des Moines. The Blue Zones Project is the cornerstone of the Healthiest State Initiative, a statewide effort to make Iowa the healthiest state in the nation by 2016, as measured by the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index®. The Blue Zones…

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WELLMARK, HEALTHWAYS AND GOVERNOR BRANSTAD LAUNCH BLUE ZONES PROJECTâ„¢ TO IMPROVE WELL-BEING OF IOWANS

September 14, 2011
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  CONTACT: CONTACT:     Courtney Greene Bruce Middlebrooks      Wellmark Media & Community Relations Healthways Communications     (515) 988-0918 (615) 614-4463       [email protected] [email protected]       WELLMARK, HEALTHWAYS AND GOVERNOR BRANSTAD LAUNCH BLUE ZONES PROJECTâ„¢ TO IMPROVE WELL-BEING OF IOWANS Iowa Towns Compete to Become the First Blue Zones CommunitiesTM…

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Governor Branstad Announces How Iowa Communities Can Apply for Blue Zones Projectâ„¢

September 14, 2011
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Today, Governor Terry Branstad announced the Blue Zones Project application process for communities across Iowa to transform their environments to a Blue Zones Communityâ„¢ as part of the Healthiest State Initiative. Author Dan Buettner, who wrote the book, “The Blue Zones — Lessons For Living Longer, from the People Who’ve Lived the Longest,” also spoke…

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