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S.F. seeks to improve heart health for minorities
San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco’s poorest residents — particularly Latinos and African Americans living in the neighborhoods that account for about 80 percent of the city’s cases of heart disease — are targets of a new federally funded program to try to improve their cardiac health. San Francisco is one of 49 cities in the country to receive funds from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for the three-year effort to get people off the couch and into some form of exercise.