It’s beastly hot out. Do you know where and how your older adult is — and whether they are drinking lots and lots of fluids?
A new bill, called the Inflation Reduction Act, would extend the subsidies for another three years, at a cost to the federal government of $64 billion.
While most of the laws specifically restricting abortion in Minnesota were repealed by the state district court ruling, there remain some laws surrounding the procedure.
The gap is apparent – 85% of Black and African American cigarette smokers use menthol cigarettes compared to 29% of white cigarette smokers.
With the overturning of Roe, abortion rights activists predict Minnesota will become something of an island in the Upper Midwest where abortions are legal.
In a world that is slowly moving away from the pandemic’s more acute phase, Hani Jacobson believes that our focus should be on mental health.
Detection and treatment methods are widely available; encouraging people of all racial and ethnic backgrounds to use them may require changing the way medical care is delivered.
The most recent data show 71 percent of Minnesotans have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine — highly effective at preventing severe illness and death — and 31 percent are up-to-date on their shots, including any boosters they’re eligible for.
Democrats at the Minnesota Legislature have called for voters in November to elect a “pro-choice majority” to the state Capitol. That request includes flipping the Senate and changing the makeup of the state House, where the DFL already has a narrow majority.
Prof. Erica Timko Olson has made it her life’s work to get people to appreciate the restorative power of being in nature.
In law, the word “viable” was defined as being able to live outside the womb, even with artificial aid. But, crucially, the law also says a fetus in the second half of a roughly 40-week gestation period is considered “potentially viable.”
Treating the whole patient requires more time than a classic “blood pressure-reflexes-weight” checkup.
An expected increase in patients of the medical marijuana program in three weeks when edibles first become available might be blunted by the surprise July 1 legalization of hemp-based edibles in the state.
Do the DFL incumbents support third-trimester abortion “for any reason?” Both say they do not and neither of their political opponents produced evidence that they do or have supported no-restriction abortion.
Planned Parenthood North Central States is expecting a 10 percent to 25 percent increase in abortion in Minnesota as a result of other states restricting abortion following Dobbs.
While Northern Metals was operating, the zip code of that area, 55411, had the highest rate of asthma hospitalizations in the state, according to the Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy.
When it comes to who ends up in the hospital with a fireworks injury in Minnesota, the data suggest it’s disproportionately males, who made up two-thirds of reported fire injuries, compared to one-third for females.
The Guttmacher Institute said that in 2020 more than half — 54 percent — of the U.S. abortions were medication abortions.
Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) has taken a role in increasing Minnesotan’s access to these apps.
In Minnesota, where abortion rights are protected by the state’s constitution, legal doesn’t necessarily mean accessible. The state has just eight clinics that provide abortions, and both providers and advocates say resources available aren’t enough to meet demand as nearby states reduce abortion access.