Public News Service - Health and Wellness

Heart disease and stroke account for more than one-third of all deaths in South Dakota, but a new development promises to save some of those lives ...Read More
A new survey on preventing skin cancer is just in time for the start of summer and finds teenagers are putting themselves at risk. The study by the ...Read More
Smoke-filled bars could soon be a thing of the past. The Oregon Senate passed a bill Tuesday that would expand the state's smoke-free workplace laws ...Read More
With Iowa's central role in the presidential race, five national non-profits are coming here to draw candidates' attention to America's health care ...Read More
The group representing state employees is developing a long-range plan to keep and attract workers. South Dakota State Employees Organization ...Read More
As the legislature grapples with raising the state's minimum age for dropping out of school, community advocates say it would be better to focus on ...Read More
Minnesota has become the 20th state to ban smoking in bars and restaurants and other workplaces, because of the impact of second-hand smoke. Gov ...Read More
A new system to help Montanans file civil cases without a lawyer is on the way. The Legislature has approved investing in a "Self-Help Law" program ...Read More
Minorities are at higher risk for health problems such as diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and the list goes on. Some lawmakers and doctors say the ...Read More
Lawmakers in Minnesota and Illinois have passed statewide public smoking bans this month. Dona Wininsky with the American Lung Association of ...Read More
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