Insight News

Tuesday
Sep 23rd

Health

SPACC receives grant to improve heart health in St. Paul community; One of 28 recipients of American Heart Association grants in Midwest

SPACC receives grant to improve heart health in St. Paul community; One of 28 recipients of American Heart Association grants in MidwestThe Saint Paul Area Council of Churches (SPACC) is the recipient of a one-year Community Innovation Grant from the American Heart Association for 2014-15. The Community Innovation Grant initiative is designed to help achieve the American Heart Association's mission: to build healthier lives, free from cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
Read more...
 

Over 1,000 infected: Can the Ebola virus be stopped?

Over 1,000 infected: Can the Ebola virus be stopped?Jul 28 (GIN) – As an Ebola epidemic sweeps relentlessly across West African borders, with the death toll topping 600, some are now asking if the virus can be stopped.
Read more...

City may restrict flavored tobacco products

City may restrict flavored tobacco productsThe City of Minneapolis could be changing its ordinances to restrict the sale of flavored tobacco products.
Read more...

Cash Infusion: $500,000 distributed to Minnesota Food Shelves

Cash Infusion: $500,000 distributed to Minnesota Food ShelvesMINNEAPOLIS - With kids out of school and families busy with summer plans, July is traditionally a tough time for food bank shelves as demand rises and donations fall.
Read more...

Straight-up talk about testosterone

Straight-up talk about testosteroneIt's almost impossible to turn on the TV or open a newspaper (or website) without hearing about testosterone deficiency in men. We're barraged with information that ranges from scientifically correct concerns about a very real medical condition, to completely unsubstantiated claims about "miracle" supplements that promise to do everything from improving a man's mood and sex drive to giving him a body that would rival that of his favorite action hero. On the other hand, clinicians (and, in some cases, the FDA) are concerned about overuse of testosterone treatments, the effects of testosterone supplements on men and boys who don't have a testosterone problem, and the overall value and safety of these treatments.
Read more...

Politics plaguing school lunches

Politics plaguing school lunchesIf you haven't heard, the national 2010 legislation requiring schools to include more whole grains, vegetables and fruits at the cost of gradually reducing starch, sodium and calories is under attack by the big-food-corporation-funded School Nutrition Association.
Read more...

Chemicals and obesity

Chemicals and obesityDear EarthTalk: I've heard that, above and beyond our bad eating and lifestyle habits, some chemicals in everyday products are contributing to the obesity problem. Can you explain?
-- Alyssa Israel, Fairfield, CT
Read more...
Page 3 of 109

Recent Comments

Powered by Disqus



Facebook Twitter RSS Image Map

Latest show

  • September 9, 2014
    Family and ancestry. Andrew Scott, Bobby Sykes, Floyd Brown, Sharon L. Sykes and Kenya McKnight.

Business & Community Service Network