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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.

Decline In Childhood Immunization Because Of COVID-19

Decline In Childhood Immunization Because Of COVID-19

Children in Minnesota are not getting their needed vaccinations during the COVID-19 pandemic. For a while, people were told to avoid going to clinics if they were not sick and many clinics were not seeing patients in person.

Warning For Local Parents Who Suspect Teen Is Vaping

Warning For Local Parents Who Suspect Teen Is Vaping

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.  

Don’t Let Your Teen Leave Home Without A Boost

Don’t Let Your Teen Leave Home Without A Boost

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.

Kick Start A Healthier New Year With HAP

Kick Start A Healthier New Year With HAP

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.