Press Releases

Hearts Beat Back: The Heart of New Ulm Project’s Leader Wins Award from American Dietetic Association
09/26/2011 - Press Release
Jackie Boucher, project leader for Hearts Beat Back: The Heart of New Ulm Project, was awarded the prestigious “Excellence in Practice – Management Practice Award” from the American Dietetic Association (ADA) on Sept. 25, 2011, at the 2011 Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo in San Diego, Calif.
The Heart of New Ulm Project announces start of 2011 community-wide heart health screenings; encourages participants to aim for “The Power of 10”
05/04/2011 - Press Release
Now in its third year, Hearts Beat Back: The Heart of New Ulm Project is proving that New Ulm residents are not the type of people to let heart disease defeat them. 
Regional prevention project involving 10,000 adults cuts heart attacks by 25%
04/03/2011 - Press Release
The Heart of New Ulm Project, which is merging environmental, peer leadership and individual interventions across an entire rural Minnesota community with the assistance of a healthcare system, worksites and the general community to prevent coronary heart disease, has shown a 24 percent reduction in the number of acute heart attacks in a five-quarter period, compared with the previous five-quarter period of evaluation.
March is National Nutrition Month: Eat for a Healthier Heart and Weight
03/20/2011 - Press Release
 March is National Nutrition Month, a campaign designed to focus attention on helping people make informed food choices and practice healthy nutrition and physical activity habits.
NUMC physicians attend presentation: Healthcare Disparities in Rural Minnesota
03/04/2011 - Press Release
About 40 physicians and staff from the New Ulm Medical Center recently attended a presentation titled Healthcare Disparities in Rural Minnesota: Understanding and Addressing Challenges in your Patient Panel.
Hearts Beat Back: The Heart of New Ulm Project mailer coming soon to New Ulm residents
02/17/2011 - Press Release
Hearts Beat Back: The Heart of New Ulm Project (HONU) has begun its next Community Health Challenge (CHC) “Take Five” with a mailer sent to all households in New Ulm. 
Hearts Beat Back: The Heart of New Ulm Project launches ‘Take Five’ Community Health Challenge with free event, speaker
01/17/2011 - Press Release
Hearts Beat Back: The Heart of New Ulm Project (HONU) will launch its next Community Health Challenge “Take Five” with a free event and speaker Thursday, Jan. 20 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at the Martin Luther College Auditorium.
Hearts Beat Back: The Heart of New Ulm Project launches convenience store program at Kwik Trip
01/07/2011 - Press Release
The Hearts Beat Back: The Heart of New Ulm Project (HONU) is partnering with two New Ulm convenience stores in an effort to help area shoppers find healthy food on the go. 
Hearts Beat Back: The Heart of New Ulm Project searches for new stories, faces for campaign
10/21/2010 - Press Release
The Hearts Beat Back: The Heart of New Ulm Project (HONU) is looking for New Ulmites who’ve made or are making lifestyle/behavior changes to improve their health, to be the next “face” of the project. Auditions will be held to select more than one model to help motivate and inspire the community of New Ulm. 
New Ulm Medical Center, Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation and Allina Hospitals & Clinics invite the public to the 3rd Annual Hearts Beat Back: The Heart of New Ulm Project Community Summit
10/05/2010 - Press Release
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.

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