So how do you grocery shop? Do you go in with a plan? Do you bring recipes with you? OR do you just wing it? Do you ever get to the check out counter and gasp at the amount of food you grabbed without even thinking about it? Here are my favorite tips to keep you on task and on track with your health!
Ngozi Mbibi of The Mother Baby Center at Abbott Northwestern and Children’s – Minneapolis is now a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing.
Mbibi has worked with mothers and babies for 37 years. She earned a midwifery licensure from Nigeria in 1978 and worked as a nurse midwife, nurse educator, nurse consultant and clinical service resource trainer for 24 years before relocating to the U.S. in 2001.
[caption id="attachment_25904" align="alignleft"]dhss.alaska.gov[/caption]Another frequent complaint about Medicaid is that it provides substandard medical coverage. Once again though, the numbers tell a different story. Medicaid coverage provides health care financial peace-of-mind. Not surprisingly, few Medicaid beneficiaries experience financial issues related to health care.
Mayo Clinic researchers in Rochester, Minnesota, collaborated with the University of Mississippi Medical Center on a recent study, “Troponin T as a Predictor of End-Stage Renal Disease and All-Cause Death in African-American and Whites From Hypertensive Families.” For the first time, this study identified the presence of a specific protein in the blood used to look for heart damage. This protein can be an early indicator of end-stage renal disease — and ultimately death — in people with hypertension, regardless of race or baseline kidney function. The study was published online last week, and will be in the November issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings.
[caption id="attachment_25803" align="alignleft"]Steve Rose[/caption]More than a year ago, the family of Stephen Rose established in his memory Steve Fund, the nation’s first organization focused on improving the support for the mental health and emotional well-being of students of color.
[caption id="attachment_25801" align="alignleft"]stockvault.net[/caption]If you are living with a long-term health condition like asthma, COPD, diabetes or heart disease, you take steps every day to stay healthy by taking your medicine, carrying an inhaler, eating right, or monitoring your blood sugar and cholesterol. But did you know that there is something else you can do just once a year to keep yourself healthy? You can get a flu shot.
As a Holistic Health Coach and Nutrition Educator I am always looking for recipes, resources and tools that make your food and lifestyle choices healthy and easy! Last weekend I had a lot of fun teaching a cooking class over at the newly opened Mississippi Market in St. Paul (740 East 7th Street) for the Insight 2 Health Challenge group. They all loved the “Detox Salad Recipe” – Check it out here:
Scientists are on the cusp of potentially the greatest advance in cardiac care since the heart transplant.
Federal regulators just approved a device that allows physicians to replace faulty heart valves without opening patients’ chests up. The procedure could save the lives of countless patients who are unfit for surgery.
[caption id="attachment_25610" align="alignleft"]bocafinancialplaza.com[/caption]The Ramsey County Board of Commissioners voted 6-1 to include electronic cigarettes in its clean indoor air policy and prohibit use of e-cigarettes and cigarettes within 25 feet of building entrances.
By including e-cigarettes in the clean indoor air policy, county leaders have established use of e-cigarettes will not be allowed anywhere conventional cigarettes are not allowed, such as work places, bars and restaurants.
[caption id="attachment_25608" align="alignleft"]Justin Wooley, a consultant with the Black AIDS Institute, speaks during a session on raising awareness about PrEP among heterosexual Black males at the Institute’s annual PrEP summit in Washington, D.C. (Freddie Allen/NNPA News Wire)[/caption]NEWS ANALYSIS
WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Heterosexual Black men were largely invisible at the 2015 United States Conference on AIDS last week, a long-term absence that will continue to impact the future of the AIDS epidemic in the Black community.