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Racism in the healthcare system continues to confound, but a few researchers are taking a historic look and holistic approach to addressing racism’s effect on Black and poor communities.

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With nearly one out of every four people with diabetes not knowing they have the disease, it’s important to be screened routinely and know the warning signs.

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is planning to announce a ban on menthol cigarettes, those most likely to be smoked by African-Americans and younger smokers.

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Commentary by Kari Benson, executive director of the Minnesota Board on Aging; Jessica Looman, commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Commerce; Jan Malcolm, commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Health; Emily Piper, commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Human Services.

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ST. PAUL, Minn.— MNsure is reminding Minnesotans that are currently enrolled in a private health plan through MNsure that they have the option of renewing into the same plan or selecting a new plan during the upcoming open enrollment period beginning November 1. With rates declining across t…

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It has never stop astounding me how often men do not step up to the plate and lead in their families or in their communities. As a Pastor, I constantly find myself needing to convince fathers and young men of the responsibility they have to those who they are called to love, serve and protec…

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As fall approaches and children head back to school, get your kitchen ready with nutritious foods to better your child’s school performance, development and overall health.

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While you’re searching for that superhero lunch box and those light-up sneakers before the start of school, remember to schedule your child’s wellness exam.

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WomenHeart’s – a leading voice for the 48 million American women living with or at risk of heart disease – story begins in February of 1999, when three women, united by heart disease, formed an organization that was destined to become a lifeline for other women across this nation.

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I met Sonya Goins several years ago and was immediately struck by her vibrant spirit. Though I knew of her professional accolades, most of our interactions were social in nature. It would be many years after meeting when our professional paths merged, and Goins began contributing as a writer…

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A couple of motivated fitness gurus are hoping to motivate others to move to take in the sights of nature and at the same time move to the music.