DAVENPORT, Iowa - New research shows the Quad Cities has the second-highest rate of heart attacks in the country.
The highest rate is in the Huntington, West Virginia area, followed by the Quad Cities.
The research by Gallup-Healthways shows that 28.7% of the QC population have high blood pressure, and 21% are smokers.
Both factors contribute to a high rate of reported heart attacks.
On the bright side, the Quad Cities scored well in overall health, eating healthy, and in exercising on a regular basis.
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