We now must enact anti-racist policies that actively advance equity in health care, education and the criminal justice system.
“I think it’s going to be a well-needed service,” said Willmar chiropractor Jon Haefner. “The whole goal is to make Willmar a healthier place.”
The largest individual donation in HealthPartners’ history, the gift will go toward enhancing care for patients with eating disorders.
Democrats are increasingly rallying around single-payer; meanwhile, you don’t hear “repeal-and-replace” from many Republicans these days.
Few of us ask where the 10,000-steps-a-day goal came from. Why that particular number of steps? Why not 5,000 — or 15,000?
“It’s best to keep your child rear-facing as long as possible. This is still the safest way for children to ride,” said Dr. Benjamin Hoffman, the lead author of the policy statement.
“It’s a huge deal and it’s causing a lot of stir in the medical education world,” Patty Hobday, an assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Minnesota Medical School, says of EPAC.
In some cities, just breathing the air for a day can have the equivalent health effect of smoking a cigarette.
For one thing, no doctor would write “diseases of insane” on a death certificate today.
Overdose deaths are inherently suspicious and usually require a full autopsy — plus toxicology testing.
Obamacare may be back from the brink, but it is far from being in the clear.
Some counties seem to have gotten the message about reducing dependence on painkillers. Others, not so much.
“To Really See” will open in Cargill Hall at Minneapolis Central Library on Aug. 10.
The simple fact is the odds of autism in vaccinated or unvaccinated children is the same and there is no correlation between MMR and autism.
If Minnesota is to remain a leader in health care, legislators should pass the MinnesotaCare Buy-In and keep the provider tax on physicians.
The analysis also found that the death risk differences were stronger among men.
Not surprisingly, workers in jobs that commonly involve shiftwork were most likely to be short of the necessary amount of nightly shut-eye.
The most common products associated with the injuries were seat-type baby carriers (19.5 percent of the injuries), cribs or mattresses (18.6 percent), strollers (16.5 percent) and walkers, jumpers or exercisers (16.2 percent).
In Minnesota and other Midwestern states, five climate-change-related factors are particularly putting people’s health at risk, according to the consortium’s report.
Three experts point out that not only does drug deregulation put more people’s health at risk (not just in the U.S., but around the world), it also serves as a drain on the economy.