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Tag Archive for: health disparities

VIEW: Why Public Health and Why Now

In this country, despite our medical/industrial complexes, we seem to have a “sick-care” system — one that is focused on treating the symptoms but not the causes

Themes for 2021 Minnesota Legislature

“Unfortunately, we are probably going to be addressing how to make budget cuts without hurting people,” she said.

Reimagining Rural Healthcare

“How do we create a system — not a business?”

‘Patient No More’ Addresses LGBTQ+ Health Care Disparities

"Patient No More" is a new documentary airing on PBS created by local filmmaker Diana Fraser. We asked Fraser to talk about the movie, and offer a summary review.

A Rural County’s Response

In many of these rural areas, residents tend to be older. An influx of people who might travel with the virus could bring strain to smaller healthcare systems.

Minding the Age Gap

The 2019 Status of Older Women in Minnesota report examines…

Failing Mothers and Children

“For Black women in America, an inescapable atmosphere of societal and systemic racism can create a kind of toxic physiological stress resulting in conditions, including hypertension and pre-eclampsia, that lead directly to higher rates of infant and maternal death.” — Linda Villarosa