On Friday, July 18, 2014, Community Action Partnership of Ramsey & Washington Counties will host Minnesota Commissioner of Health, Dr. Edward Ehlinger, who will address Minnesota's considerable health-related disparities and discuss strategies to reduce health inequities across the state.
Mayo Clinic: BMI measurement may be missing 25 percent of children who could be considered obese
Tuesday, 01 July 2014 15:17
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Physicians using body mass index (BMI) to diagnose children as obese may be missing 25 percent of kids who have excess body fat despite a normal BMI, which can be a serious concern for long-term health, according to a Mayo Clinic study published online today in Pediatric Obesity.
Over-the-phone hearing test offered free through the end of June
Tuesday, 24 June 2014 15:14
Are Americans warming up to a free over-the-phone hearing test developed by Indiana University researchers and funded by a grant from NIH? Better yet, the test is being offered free through the end of June.
Wednesday, 18 June 2014 16:45
Special to the NNPA from The Atlanta Voice
(Family Features) Do you often feel confused by the multitude of sensational nutrition studies in the media? When it comes to feeding your family, being able to break down the scientific research process to make informed nutrition choices is essential.
Crystal McCrary, director of the film 'Little Ballers'. Carmen Robles, associate editor for Afrodescendientes in Insight News. Mohamud Noor, interim director of the Confederation of Somali Community in Minnesota.