HEALTHBEAT Tobacco use: still a problem
It's safe to say that over the past few decades, billions of dollars have been spent in the United States on reducing tobacco use.
It has had an impact. The number of adults who smoke has declined st... Posted on 11/15/12 at 2:30 PM
CAPITOL CHATTER State settles in for long flu fight
State health officials are tweaking their H1N1 swine influenza guidelines as Minnesota settles in for an unpredictable flu fight that could last months.
Doctors and clinicians have sent more than 400 ... Posted on 5/4/09 at 12:56 PM
WORTHINGTON — Two weeks after voting to pursue a couple of different options for the future of the county’s public health agency, Nobles County Commissioners on Tuesday voted 3-2 to form a transition team and move in the direction of a combined public health, human services and community corrections agency.
LUVERNE — One day after Nobles County Commissioners agreed to release Rock County from a joint powers agreement for shared public health services, commissioners from both counties had an open dialogue about the changes coming forth for Nobles-Rock Community Health Services.
Nobles County considers collaboration; not-to-exceed levy set at 4.9 percent
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County commissioners voted Tuesday to release Rock County from the joint powers agreement for public health, but not until Dec. 31, 2011.
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