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Apr 01st


Two H1N1 vaccination clinics scheduled in Minneapolis

The City of Minneapolis Department of Health and Family Support has partnered with the Minnesota Visiting Nurse Agency to offer two H1N1 vaccination clinics this month.

On World AIDS Day: AIDS epidemic is far from being over

(NNPA) – Lat week was a very busy week. Thanksgiving and Black Friday are just behind us. And, now the official beginning of the Christmas season, and— for the 33 million people living with HIV/AIDS around the world or the 25 million families who have lost a loved one to HIV/AIDS—World AIDS day was commemorated on December 1.

EarthTalk: Bring back the bidet?

EarthTalk: Bring back the bidet?Dear EarthTalk: Wouldn’t a return to installing bidets in bathrooms at home go a long way toward cutting disposable tissue use and saving forests?

-- Peter K., Albany, GA

Report makes case for health insurance reform in Minnesota

HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced the release of a new report highlighting the benefits of health insurance reform for Minnesota.

Black nurses recommend “gold standard” for mammography

NBNA President Dr. Debra A. Toney issued the following statement today on the new breast cancer screening recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force:

Thaw and cook your Thanksgiving turkey safely

On Thanksgiving, many of us will take on the challenge of cooking 12-20 plus pounds of poultry. This is not something we do every day! The basics of roasting a turkey at 325 degrees for approximately 15 minutes per pound are pretty simple. But, there is more to the safe preparation of the turkey.

Racial disparities in diabetes prevalence linked to living conditions

(NNPA) - The higher incidence of diabetes among African Americans when compared to whites may have more to do with living conditions than genetics, according to a study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
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