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Let’s talk about diabetes and wellness

Let’s talk about diabetes and wellness

Sep. 24 | The Minnesota Diabetes Heart Health Collaborative (MNDHHC) invites you to join in a community conversation about diabetes and wellness to be held on Wednesday, October 8, 5:30-8 pm, at the Center for Families, 3333 N. 4th St. in Minneapolis. This...

Good sleep is essential to optimal health

Good sleep is essential to optimal health

Jul. 10 | Lack of healthy sleep has an impact on your emotional, physical and spiritual health. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, insufficient sleep is a public health epidemic and 50-70 million Americans have sleeping impairment....

June is Men’s Health Month

June is Men’s Health Month

Jun. 26 | In 1994, Congress declared June as Men’s Health Month to recognize men’s health as a family issue and highlight its impact on wives, mothers, daughters and sisters. Men’s Health Month also heightens awareness of preventable health problems...

Uncontrolled diabetes can have devastating consequences

Uncontrolled diabetes can have devastating consequences

Jun. 19 |           Dr. Crutchfield, there has been a lot of discussion in the news lately about diabetes. What is diabetes?   Diabetes, also known as diabetes mellitus, is a group of diseases in which there are high levels...

Defining health disparities

Defining health disparities

May. 12 | Dr. Crutchfield, what do people mean when they use the term “health disparity”?   Merriam-Webster defines disparity as “the state of being different.” The term “health disparities” refers to several conditions. It almost always refers...

What is obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)?

What is obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)?

Aug. 21 |             By Dr. Inell Rosario, M.D. Obstructive sleep apnea is a common condition in which, while asleep, a person stops breathing or their breathing becomes extremely shallow for 10 seconds or more. There is ongoing...

How the new healthcare law benefits you

How the new healthcare law benefits you

Aug. 7 | Because of the Affordable Care Act, the 85 percent of Americans who have insurance have more choices and stronger coverage than ever before. And for the 15 percent of Americans who don’t have insurance, or families and small businesses who buy...

What is psoriasis and why should I care about it?

What is psoriasis and why should I care about it?

Jul. 17 |   Psoriasis is an itchy skin condition that appears as patches and plaques of dry, scaly skin located most commonly on the elbows, knees and scalp. Psoriasis, however, can occur anywhere. Sometimes it can be very mild with just a couple of spots,...

How to get all the vitamin D you need

How to get all the vitamin D you need

Jul. 10 |       Welcome, MSR readers, to a new section you will see appear regularly in these pages, something we call Green2Green. Most of you by now have heard of the green movement to clean up our planet, stop the waste of precious natural...

What is Alzheimer’s disease and why should I care about it?

What is Alzheimer’s disease and why should I care about it?

Jul. 10 |               Alzheimer’s disease — the most common cause of dementia — is a group of brain disorders that cause a loss of intellectual and social skills. “Dementia” is an umbrella term describing multiple...
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