The findings of two recent studies support the American Heart Association’s position that dog ownership may be helpful in reducing cardiovascular risk.
Accidents are rare, but that’s small consolation to the victims.
The Wilder Foundation released a report earlier this year that found clear needs for intensive mental health services in Minnesota, and that there is a particular shortage of treatment options for adolescents.
Federal drug agents had become curious about the unusual number of prescriptions for morphine and other narcotics that Heim issued from his 12 West Lake Street office.
Recreational runners’ sense of well-being — measured by such factors as self-esteem, self-confidence and overall life satisfaction — tends to be highest during weeks in which they participate in races.
In Minnesota, where there has been 50 confirmed cases of vaping-related lung damage and at least one death, Gov. Tim Walz’s authority is essentially limited to shouting, “Don’t!”
When it comes to academic performance, sleep “really, really matters.”
MinnPost examined the health inspection reports from the 2019 Great Minnesota Get Together.
They are also less likely to die prematurely of any cause.
Hormonal changes that occur with puberty affect young people’s circadian rhythms, the internal “clocks” that set the timing of the body’s physiological functions — including the daily sleep/wake cycle.
The study found that one in five Americans claims politics has damaged at least one of their friendships.
“When a violent act is carried out by someone who doesn’t match the racial stereotype of what a violent person looks like, people tend to seek an external explanation for the violent behavior,” explains Patrick Markey, the study’s lead author.
Data revealed a surprising number of suicides at hotels and motels. It also showed a number of those who killed themselves had experienced eviction or foreclosure or had a medical visit within weeks or days of their death.
The reason we do this has to do with something known in linguistics as sound symbolism, the way humans associate certain vocal sounds with particular characteristics.
An international team of researchers analyzed 58 studies involving more than 480,000 children and teens aged 4 to 18.
Rhode Island is cited as the healthiest state for women and children, followed by Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont and Connecticut.
The daylong summit will be anchored with edgy, topical performances by youth-run arts ensembles and feature breakout sessions on a range of topics, including zine-making as a form of radical self-care, the use of Native languages as empowerment and the power of healing circles in African immigrant and refugee communities.
The reason: When wet mucus surrounds the virus, it acts as a protective hydrogel, keeping the disinfectant from reaching and killing the germs.
Example: All kids 5 and under should avoid drinking flavored milks, toddler formulas, plant-based/non-dairy milks, caffeinated beverages and sugar- and low-calorie sweetened beverages.
Hundreds of computer servers worldwide that store patient X-rays and MRIs are so insecure that anyone with a web browser or a few lines of computer code can view patient records. One expert warned about it for years.