Nearly 100,000 Minnesotans live with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementias and that number is expected to grow dramatically over the next decade. While there is no cure, studies show that engaging in meaningful activities can improve the quality of life for affected individuals and their caregivers.
African American men have the highest risk of being diagnosed with prostate cancer as well as dying from it compared to any other ethnic group in the U.S. This trend has remained unchanged for over four decades. Although research has focused on identifying the biological differences that may lead to this difference, there’s growing evidence […]
There’s no way around it: Americans are drowning in student loan debt. The Federal Reserve reports that nearly 50 million Americans collectively owe $1.5 trillion in student loan debt. That’s $521 billion more than the total U.S. credit card debt.
The IACHR has served as a forum in which the U.S. has been called to account for its role in perpetuating violence against women and other human rights violations.
Nearly half a million people die every year from complications from smoking. About a tenth of them never put a cigarette to their lips — they die from exposure to second-hand smoke. Death from tobacco is, according to the Centers for Disease Control, the leading cause of preventable death. But too many people, enticed by […]
Actress Lori Loughlin was taken into custody by the FBI Wednesday in Los Angeles after she, fellow movie star Felicity Huffman, and 48 others were charged in a $25 million college admissions scam. ABC News said the repercussions are being felt from Hollywood to the boardrooms of major corporations. A former cast member on the […]
‘Hate will not win. Our communities are resilient,’ said Jaylani Hussein, executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) in Minnesota in response to the Christchurch, New Zealand mosque shootings.
Even before the British billionaire invested US$1 billion in making the region ‘climate-smart,’ Jamaica, Barbados and Dominica were pioneering a renewable energy boom in the Caribbean.
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft has been accused of going to massage parlors in Jupiter, Fl. and having sex with women who are being held against their will and being coerced into prostitution.
Emilio Estevez will answer questions about his new library-themed feature film, ‘The Public,’ at 2 pm, Sunday, March 17, at Hennepin County Library—Minneapolis Central.