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New documentary explores public health impacts of climate change in Minnesota (04/17/2014)

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 9:12am
Minnesota Department of Health and Twin Cities Public Television collaborate on new video.

Many Minnesota preschoolers with autism miss early services (04/10/2014)

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 9:12am
As part of National Autism Awareness Month this April, MDH is highlighting the need for parents, providers and educators to look for the early signs and symptoms of autism.

Renovating a home or building? Avoid exposure to dangerous asbestos (04/03/2014)

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 9:12am
The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH), working with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), is increasing its efforts to make people aware of the dangers of asbestos exposure. Gov. Mark Dayton has proclaimed April 6-12 as Asbestos Awareness Week in Minnesota.

‘We are Empowered Tea’ draws attention to impact of HIV/AIDS on women (03/27/2014)

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 9:12am
In observance of National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD), organizers from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) will host a community event, “We are Empowered Tea,” to raise awareness about the impact HIV/AIDS has had on women in Minnesota. The free event, open to the public, will take place from 12 to 2 p.m., Friday, April 4 at Westminster Church, 1200 Marquette Ave., Minneapolis.

New MDH report shows sharp increase in some STD rates in 2013 (04/16/2014)

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:00am
A new report from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) shows significant increases in the rates of some sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) from 2012 to 2013.