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Celebrate and take action during Black History Month

Celebrate and take action during Black History Month

Feb. 12 |                 By Lucinda Jesson and Edward McDonald Guest Commentators     Black History Month is a time to celebrate and recognize the rich accomplishments of African Americans. Many of the 311,000...

Adoption celebrated during Black History Month

Adoption celebrated during Black History Month

Feb. 12 | During February, Black History Month, the Minnesota Department of Human Services, the Council on Black Minnesotans, and several nonprofit and community organizations are working together to encourage families to adopt children waiting in the foster...

Help available for Minnesota’s SNAP recipients as benefits change

Help available for Minnesota’s SNAP recipients as benefits change

Nov. 6 | Help is available for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients who will see two changes in their benefits amounts during October and November 2013. On Oct. 1, benefits increased slightly for some SNAP recipients to reflect the...

New approach to health care uses holistic model

New approach to health care uses holistic model

Jan. 9 |   Focus on wellness and prevention is the healthcare wave of the future    By Charles Hallman Staff Writer NorthPoint Health and Wellness, Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health, Hennepin County Medical Center and Metropolitan...

Medicaid expansion: more insured at state-budget savings

Medicaid expansion: more insured at state-budget savings

Dec. 12 | ACA advocates predict uninsured Blacks will drop from 20 to eight percent       By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   The Greater United Way held a “community conversation” December 4 at the Wilder Foundation in St. Paul on...

Task force prepares for Affordable Care Act provisions

Task force prepares for Affordable Care Act provisions

Feb. 1 |     Group offers recommendations to ensure health disparities are addressed By Charles Hallman Staff Writer One of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) major provisions is the creation of insurance exchanges or state-based marketplaces for...