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.
New tools give medical experts a new look at breast cancer detection.
Mai* and her husband Pheng* legally immigrated to the U.S. from Thailand in 2005 in a desperate attempt to improve their lives. After settling in Saint Paul with their four children, the couple learned about HAP’s job training services and enrolled in the organization’s 13-week soldering program.
Doctors are warning about how vaping can damage the lungs of teenagers. Recently, physicians spoke out about kids who landed in the hospital with severe medical problems and they suspect it is tied to vaping.
Vaccines protect children from serious diseases. As they get older, teens can get diseases they already got shots for because the protection from vaccines can wear off. This is why teens need a second dose of meningococcal vaccine at age 16.
Having a new baby is an exciting time with lots of changes. Every day brings something new for you and your baby. It can also be a time of many questions.
Qhua pias/ua qoob (measles) yog ib yam kab mob uas kis tau yooj yim heev thiab pua tus menyuam yaus tau tuag txhua hnub nyob thoob qab ntuj vim tus kab mob no.
We’re only one month into 2019, and if you’re anything like me, all the New Year’s resolutions you planned to start the moment the clock struck midnight are quickly fading into distant memories.
Cov neeg laus uas muaj tej kab mob uas mob ntev mus yuav tsum tau mus txhaj tshuaj thiaj li noj qab nyob zoo.
Txhua xyoo, phav phav tus neeg laus nyob hauv Tebchaws Asmeslikas raug tej yam mob uas los ntawm qhov tsis mus txhaj tej koob tshuaj. Tej kab mob no muaj peev xwm ua tau rau koj mob hnyav thiab tau mus pw tom tsev kho mob loj lossis ua rau koj qhaj tsis mus ua haujlwm.
Since January of 2016, we have seen an increase of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR TB) in Minnesota. The increase in these rates is due to an MDR TB outbreak within the Hmong community of the east metro.
In the Hmong culture, it’s customary for women who just gave birth to complete a 30-day postpartum diet. Between being Americanized and progressive, it wasn’t appealing to me because the diet meant eating the same dish for 30 days; it sounded more like a punishment.