According to one survey, Latin-American women will experience some form of domestic violence in their lifetime. Now, a program at the University of Minnesota is not only trying to educate these women, but help change the statistics. The program is called “Breaking the Silence.” It was started three years ago at Community-University Health Care Center after receiving a grant from the state.
Now that furnaces are clicking on around the city, the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning is going up. Just Saturday night, Burnsville firefighters say they got a call to an apartment complex and once there, they detected carbon monoxide in the air. The building was then evacuated.
Each year, more women than men die from heart disease. In fact, heart disease is the number one cause of death of women. That’s why more time and attention is being given to prevention and awareness.
Students at the University of Minnesota are taking a stand on safety. An online petition has received thousands of signatures demanding an increased police presence on and near campus.
Crime specialists with the Minneapolis Police Department are showing citizens how they can take steps to protect themselves from becoming victims of burglary or auto theft.
A budding model for primary care that encourages the family doctor to act as a health coach who focuses as much on preventing illness as on treating it has shown promising results and saved insurers millions of dollars.
Sunday marks the start of Wildfire Prevention Week in Minnesota.