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Mar 06th


Minnesota Nurses Association’s Linda Hamilton honored at National AFL-CIO Convention

Minnesota Nurses Association’s Linda Hamilton honored at National AFL-CIO ConventionAt its quadrennial convention September 14 - 16, AFL-CIO honored the work of MNA’s Linda Hamilton, RN, and other union activists whose election season volunteer work helped make workers’ voices heard.

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention opens Greater Minnesota Chapter

New York, NY - The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) has opened its newest chapter. The addition of the Greater Minnesota Chapter brings the total number of AFSP chapters in the U.S. to 36.

A healthy lifestyle protects from Alzheimer's

My wife has dozens of magazines largely devoted to the myriad ways in which you can dress, style your hair and put on make-up to look younger than your years. But the real secret to growing old gracefully is taking care of both your mind and body so you can stay healthy and active longer. When it comes to Alzheimer’s disease, living a healthy lifestyle is one of the most important things you can do to help protect yourself from developing it.

2009-H1N1 National preparedness and response overview

The health and safety of the American people is the first priority of President Barack Obama.  Since the novel 2009-H1N1 flu virus emerged in the United States during the third week of April, the President has received regular briefings and asked his Cabinet to spare no effort in addressing this national security challenge.

African American women and depression

African American women and depression“I am so sick and tired of being sick and tired.”  - Fannie Lou Hammer

Health news for a healthy heart

There are many different things that can affect the health of a person’s heart -Optimism can help, loneliness can hurt. This article discusses the former and latter.

Diabetes: A consistent health concern in the African American community

Diabetes has been a consistent and constant health concern for many African American families for numerous years.  Diabetes can have severe effects physiologically and physically on the body.  If diagnosed and treated properly diabetes is a health concern that can be managed.  On the other hand, if the disease is not handled in a timely manner, death may result.
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