The United States Supreme Court announced its decision upholding the tax subsidies provided to help low and middle income people purchase individual health insurance plans through a federal exchange, or health insurance marketplace, provided for in the Affordable Care Act. Chief Justice John Roberts wrote the majority opinion in the 6-to-3 decision.
Ten organizations will explore ways to make their communities more inviting places for physical activity, utilizing financial support from the Center for Prevention
Whether it's for recreation or transportation, Minnesota's warmer months inspire many to be more physically active. Unfortunately, some Minnesota communities lack the amenities and infrastructure to support and encourage walking, biking and other healthy activities.
Hayden, Moran author bills that fund efforts to reduce tobacco impact
Sunday, 19 July 2015 23:10
ClearWay MinnesotaSM, the Association for Nonsmokers-Minnesota (ANSR-MN) and North Point Health and Wellness Center honored state lawmakers who sponsored legislation that addresses the disproportionate rate of menthol tobacco use and harm in Minnesota's African American community.
U of M Medical Center named regional treatment center for Ebola
Wednesday, 08 July 2015 15:55
The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has been awarded an approximately $3.25 million, five-year grant from the federal government to work with the University of Minnesota Medical Center (UMMC) to establish UMMC as a regional treatment center for patients with Ebola or other severe, highly infectious diseases.