HEALTH

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.

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.

Fight TB: Know The Signs And Symptoms

Fight TB: Know The Signs And Symptoms

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.

Hmong Postpartum Diet

Hmong Postpartum Diet

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.