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What is ­­­­­sickle cell disease and why should I care about it?

What is ­­­­­sickle cell disease and why should I care about it?

Sep. 25 |                 Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a serious blood disease that produces pain, anemia, infections, and blood vessel blockages that can cause damage and death to organs downstream. Sickle cell disease...

What is­ bariatric surgery?

What is­ bariatric surgery?

Aug. 14 | By Dr. Laura July, MD                   Bariatric surgery is also called weight-loss surgery. These are procedures performed on dangerously obese people for the purpose of losing weight.   Why should...

Adding race to the ACE (Study)

Adding race to the ACE (Study)

May. 8 | Currently, in social service circles across the nation the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) study is becoming a focal point on understanding and treating clients. Dr. Vincent J. Felitti originally conducted the ACE study in 1985. The original...

Diabetes rates have nearly doubled in 20 years

Diabetes rates have nearly doubled in 20 years

Apr. 3 | People of color especially at risk   The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) estimates that about 80,000 adults in Minnesota may have diabetes without knowing it. Given the seriousness of the disease, the Minnesota Department of Health is encouragingMinnesotans...

First annual Baraza conference ‘a huge success’

First annual Baraza conference ‘a huge success’

Nov. 15 | Event launches movement to improve Black women’s health and wellness   Part 2 — see part one in the current print edition of the MSR By Robin James Contributing Writer The October 6 Baraza Conference presentation by Dr. BraVada Garrett-Akinsanya,...