Wednesday, 21 May 2014 16:00
Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer
Though the allergy season in the District area began late this spring, it has is already shaping into a particularly uncomfortable one. And if recent findings from the Landover, Md.-based Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America are any indication, things could become increasingly worse area residents.
My mother was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes at the age of 53.
Unfortunately, she passed away from diabetes complications at 65 years of age. Of course this was because she did not take care of her blood sugars. Her A1C hovered around 10. It was so frustrating trying to help her. I remember traveling the full emotional scale as her caretaker, desperately trying to show her how to experience normal blood sugars.
Tuesday, 20 May 2014 15:53
Minnesota Department of Health
Did you know that tap water in the Twin Cities is healthy and safe? Most people get the water in their home from a city or other type of public water system. These water systems make the water safe to drink by filtering and disinfecting the water. Anything that can cause people to get sick is removed.
The following is a transcript of a recent Conversations With Al McFarlane with Insight founder, Al McFarlane and food justice advocate, LaDonna Redmond.
Al McFarlane You are a colleague in the radio industry. You have a regular and celebrated program on our sister station KMOJ. Your program is called "It's Your Health." It's a great service to our community, a great program. It's an important topic.