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equity in Detroit since 2000

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Detroiters Buck the Odds of Dying from Heart Disease - By Walking

Statistics show Detroiters are 1.65 times more likely to die from cardiovascular disease…

Welcome to the New HEP Website

Welcome you to the new-and-improved HEP website. We're hoping that the improvements of…

Check Out the Detroit URC's Winter 2017 E-Newsletter

As an affiliated partnership of the Detroit Urban Research Center (Detroit URC), we…


Whether you're just learning about the Healthy Environments Partnership (HEP), or you're ready to start walking to improve your heart health, please browse our "new-and-improved" website for useful information.

If you'd like, you may also watch a video about our "Walk Your Heart to Health" program. Click here for VIDEO

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