Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton signed the state's new medical cannabis law Wednesday without ceremony, but that's not stopping angry patients and families hoping for a more inclusive bill from staging a public event of their own.
The University of Minnesota is searching for past and current residents of the Skyline Tower in St. Paul who could be at risk for infectious diseases after misuse of equipment at blood-sugar screenings.
Until recently, health equities has not been a subject in Minnesota that has received a lot of publicized attention. It represents the goal of groups working to address the health inequities that are well documented between communities of color and Whites in Minnesota.
This weeks episode is about mental health and multicultural communities. Julia's guest is Nneka Onyilofor, co-author of the children's book My Brother Adam, about a family dealing with schizophrenia. [Audio below]
With all of the news about Minnesota’s minimum wage, women’s economic security act, safe schools legislation and a billion dollar bonding bill, you might have missed the history-making legislation that also passed this year.
More than 220,000 Minnesotans now have quality, affordable health insurance, thanks to the Affordable Care Act and MNsure, our state-based health insurance exchange where individual Minnesotans and small businesses can shop for, compare and enroll in health insurance.
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