Hmong Times Health
Our Hmong Times Health section delivers valuable information to the Hmong Community regarding pending health issues, ways to stay healthy, articles from medical professionals regarding health issues we all face.
The flu is a respiratory disease caused by a virus that attacks the nose, throat, and lungs. Illness is usually mild or moderate, not requiring hospitalization. However, at times flu can be severe, even leading to death.
The U.S. is experiencing a summer swell of infections, though hospitalization rates remain relatively stable. Three eminent experts conclude that COVID-19 will continue to pose a health threat over many years, as it continues its evolution.
(StatePoint) Asthma, a lung disease that makes breathing difficult for over 24 million Americans, is often exacerbated by air pollution and the effects of climate change.
Omicron variants are killing 200-300 people a day but population immunity in the U.S. is higher and more stable than a year ago.
A new study finds masks do little to prevent the spread of viruses like the flu and Covid, and that hand washing, and vaccines offer more protection.
(StatePoint) Pertussis, also known as whooping cough, is an extremely contagious bacterial infection that can lead to severe, sometimes life-threatening health problems, such as exacerbation of chronic medical conditions — including asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Starting in April, millions of families could see their health coverage disappear as the government unwinds pandemic-era policies.
Covid-19 vaccines, testing, and treatments will no longer be free once the Public Health Emergency (PHE) expires on Jan. 11, even as the U.S. faces down a more infectious new subvariant XBB 1.5.
Minnesotans have until January 15 to sign up for health insurance through MNsure.
Enroll by December 15, 2022, for coverage starting January 1, 2023. Minnesotans have just a few days left to sign up for health insurance through MNsure before the December 15, 2022, deadline for coverage starting January 1, 2023.