Even while the DNA lineup remains hardwired, chemical compounds can attach to DNA or its key cellular companions and effectively switch the genes off or on.
Rep. Martin Olav Sabo was the skilled, respected force driving President Clinton’s 1993 budget bill to passage. The economy roared, and the deficit dropped.
Good nutrition plays into the quality and length of life with a given disease. It is a factor in fending off complications. And it provides energy the body needs to stay active and fight disease.
“Care coordination is now a high priority in health care and is the backbone of new models of care … that aim to improve quality and reduce costs,” says Dr. Matthew Press.
While the U.S. system pours money into last-ditch efforts to keep patients alive, the nation lags behind other developed countries in key health indicators.
“Stories these days are increasingly global, and if you want to do the story properly, you can’t just stop at your own border,” said Gerard Ryle.
“When we double the number of frail old people as all of us boomers grow old together, we have to figure this out,” said JoAnne Lynn of Altarum Institute.
The state has taken ambitious steps to fill the needs of patients late in life, creating an array of services for people in fragile conditions.
Fragile patients who have months or years to live are too often treated as disease cases rather than individuals with personal wishes and practical needs.
MULALA VILLAGE, Tanzania — Cow by cow and goat by goat, women in Tanzania have built a small-scale dairy industry.
MONDULI, Tanzania — A Minneapolis-based organization supports a Lutheran school in Tanzania trying to nurture and protect these girls.
Bukola Oriola joins other Minnesotans taking advantage of a program that helps them slowly build assets to achieve goals for a better life.
Minnesotans struggling to make mortgage payments will get new leverage for saving their homes beginning Aug. 1.
CashCall, Inc. claims to operate under tribal law, thereby circumventing state limits on lenders.
Sam and Sylvia Kaplan are unpacking in their Minneapolis home after nearly four years in Morocco, where he served as U.S. ambassador.
The Minnesota attorney general’s office says consumers can find themselves in murky legal waters.
Regulators are focusing on big banks, including U.S. Bank and Wells Fargo, offering loans tied to checking accounts.
George Vognar and others have complained to the state attorney general about misrepresentations, aggressive marketing and excessive fees.
On a trip to Africa, I realized the absurdity of our northern lives on a planet where most of the seven billion people cope with excessive heat, not cold.