An administrator and researcher believes public assistance programs such as child support can have harmful effects on families and disproportionately affect people of color.
CUHCC opened in 1966, with University of Minnesota Medical School professors wanting to provide care to low-income community members, refugees and immigrants.
Refugees arrive to the United States following traumatic events that turned their worlds upside down. And when resettling, mental health is often one of the last things people are thinking about.
In 2017, Puerto Rico experienced two major hurricanes; Irma and Maria. On the trip, the group from Minnesota visited the town of Comerío, one of the many places impacted by Maria.
Minnesota advocates for missing and murdered Black women say fake kidnapping highlights the need for newly dedicated office.
Minnesota tenants filed more than 400 rent escrow complaints in court last year. Do these complaints get tenants the repairs they want?
The average price of gold (currently used to test for lead) per gram was $57.9, while the average price of bismuth (a testing alternative) per gram was $0.0085 (less than 1 cent).
University researchers aim to find out how encampment closings affect resident health.
In the U.S., Black women are three times more likely than white women to develop fibroids and also more likely to develop them at a younger age.
While many of Karen Blanchard’s patients have had success in changing their eating habits, she’s also had to attend some funerals.
“You could tell that every patient he came into the room with, they knew him. Even though he was seeing 80-plus patients a day, he knew the context of the life that he was treating just by being their dermatologist.”
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The new ordinance will require exterior and interior surfaces to have no visible mold or excessive dampness, require water damaged surfaces be cleaned and repaired, and that the root cause of the underlying mold or dampness be investigated and corrected.
Six organizations are working with the Greater Minnesota Housing Fund to better address the root causes behind housing insecurity.
The recently passed health omnibus bill allows undocumented residents to be eligible for the MinnesotaCare public option.
“It’s a union contract policy of last to hire first to fire, which just reinforces the racial disparity that exists there for teachers of color,” J.J. Hill parent ShaVunda Brown said.