Healthy Markets’ promotes safe visits to markets

Education effort to focus on safe food handling, safe animal contact The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) and the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) are partnering with Long Cheng and Concord live…

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Mental illness in the Ethiopian community

By Hiyawkal Gizachew In Ethiopia, counselors are seen as helpers for “crazy” people. When most people in Ethiopia are faced with a problem, they tend to talk to their family members, neighbors,…

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Teens and Preteens need shots too!

Vaccines keep healthy teens healthy. Did you know that your kids need shots when they begin their teen years? Starting at around 11 or 12 years old, kids need three vaccines. And…

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May is National Hepatitis Awareness Month

By: The Minnesota Department of Health, Immunizations Program May is National Hepatitis Awareness month. Hepatitis B and hepatitis C are silent infections that can cause serious liver disease. Many Minnesotans are living…

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Mothers Day Special: የእናቶችን ሞት ለመቀነስ…

ከአልማዝ አያሌው ለሰው ልጆች ወልዶ እንደመሳም የሚያስደስት ነገር የለም። እንኳን በራሱ የወለደውን ሌሎች ሊስሙለት እንኳን ደስታቸው እጥፍ ነው። በተለይ ለእናቶች ለዘጠኝ ወራት የተጨነቁበትን፣ በምጥ ወቅት መከራ ያዩበትን ልጅ አሳድገው ለቁም ነገር ከማብቃት…

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World TB Day – Saturday, March 24, 2012

Tuberculosis: What do You Need to Know? This article was contributed by the Refugee Health Program and TB Prevention and Control Program at the MN Department of Health as part of an…

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Forgiveness and mental health (By Eyob B Kassa)

By Eyob B Kassa Is there a connection or association between forgiveness and mental health?   The answer to this question depends on how you define forgiveness and mental heath. Traditionally, forgiveness…

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(zehabesha.com) የልብ ህመም ጠቋሚ ምልክቶች

ብዙዎቻችን የልብ ህመም የበሽታ ምልክቶች ምን እንደሆኑ በተለያዩ አጋጣሚዎች (ከሚዲያ፣ ከመፃህፍት፣ ወዘተ…) ተረድተን ይሆናል፡፡ ይሁንና፣ ልባችን ችግር ውስጥ መሆኑን ቀደም ሲል የማስጠንቂያ መልዕክት የሚያስተላልፉ ሌሎች ምልክቶች ቢኖሩስ? በዘርፉ የተሰማሩ ተመራማሪዎች የህመሙ ተጠቂዎች…

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Food Safety: Keep Your Family Healthy This Summer

This article was contributed by MDH Refugee Health Program as part of an ongoing series. Special thanks to the Foodborne, Vectorborne, and Zoonotic Diseases Unit and the University of Minnesota Medical Students.…

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BED BUGS

This article was contributed by the Karen Organization of Minnesota as part of an ongoing series by the MDH Refugee Health Program. Special thanks to the Minnesota Department of Agriculture, the Division…

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Cellphones a ‘possible’ carcinogen — like coffee

(yahoo) A respected international panel of scientists says cellphones are possible cancer-causing agents, putting them in the same category as the pesticide DDT, gasoline engine exhaust and coffee. The classification was issued…

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Tena’Adam

Tena’Adam (ጤና አዳም) also known as Rue in english, is a plant herb historically associated with magic mysticism and witchcraft. Since ancient times its been used in a variety of ways. Tena’adam…

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