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.

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.

5 Hacks For Living With Diabetes

5 Hacks For Living With Diabetes

(StatePoint) According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), approximately 30.3 million Americans are living with diabetes, which affects people of all ages.

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-resistance tuberculosis (MDR TB) in Minnesota. The severe increase in these rates is due to an MDR TB outbreak within the Hmong community of the east metro.

Susan Pham At Open Cities Health Center

Susan Pham At Open Cities Health Center

Susan Pham had run a successful solo chiropractic practice for 20 years before joining the staff at Open Cities Health Center. After Thanksgiving, Pham moved to the Open Cities’ new location on Rice Street.

TB Is A Cause For Watchfulness, Not Alarm

TB Is A Cause For Watchfulness, Not Alarm

Over the past two years, an outbreak of tuberculosis (TB) has seen 17 Minnesotans actively infected. Six of the 17 have died, three directly from tuberculosis, the other three from other serious medical conditions.

Protecting Babies From Hepatitis B Infection

Protecting Babies From Hepatitis B Infection

We want to do everything we can to make sure our baby is happy and healthy when they come home for the first time. Preparing for a new baby starts before they are even born. We prepare the room where they will sleep, install a car seat, and get clothes…