The ACA is now embedded in U.S. health care — and its legality is still in question

JOHN YANG: Since its creation, there has been no letup in the fight over Obamacare. As William Brangham reports, a federal appeals court has likely ensured it will be an issue in the 2020 campaign and beyond. WILLIAM BRANGHAM: That’s right, John. A federal appeals court struck down the individual insurance mandate. It was a…

Case of Chronic Wasting Disease Confirmed in Douglas County

NEXT COUNCIL MEETING NEXT WEEK.>>DENNIS: A CASE OF CHRONIC WASTING DISEASE HAS BEEN CONFIRMED IN A CAPTIVE DEER IN DOUGLAS COUNTY OF WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA, MAKING IT THE FIRST APPEARANCE OF FATAL BRAIN DISEASE IN THIS COUNTY. THE BOARD OF ANIMAL HEALTH SAID TODAY AN 8-YEAR-OLD WHITE TALED DOE TESTED POSITIVE AFTER IT WAS KILLED…

Northwoods Adventure: Calming The Body And Mind Through Yoga

SECOND ALL TIME IN BSU INTERCEPTIONS.>>DENNIS: THANKS, AJ. YOGA IS AN OLD SPIRITUAL DISCIPLINE THAT ORIGINATES FROM INDIA. IT FOCUSES ON BALANCES BOTH MIND AND BODY. REPORTER MALAAK KHATTAB TAKES US TO ONE YOGA CLASS AT THE CORE HEALTH NUTRITION AND YOGA FOR THIS WEEK’S NORTHWOODS ADVENTURE.>>ON YOUR INHALE, ARMS REACH HIGH.>>LEANNE FROST, A YOGA…

Can Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes Help Fight Disease?

– Ah, the beginning of summer. Longer days, warmer weather, and mosquitoes. (upbeat techno music) If you’re anything like me, or really, any normal person on this planet, you hate mosquitoes and their nasty little bites. Mosquitoes are no joke. Worldwide, Malaria alone kills over 400,000 people a year. While in the US, we don’t…

Alzheimer’s Disease: Signs & Symptoms

>Alzheimer’s disease falls under the dementia umbrella, it causes a slow decline in memory, thinking and reasoning skills, there are 10 warning signs and symptoms that the Alzheimer’s organization put together, dr. if you will let’s go through these one at a time, and if you would mention if this is also a typical age-related…

Cardiovascular Disease: Lipids

>What exactly are lipids and how are they related to heart health?.>Lipids are basically fats, when we look at different substances in our body, we have different chemicals and compounds and whatnot and we look at different parts of our diet there are different compounds, the diet is made up of proteins and carbohydrates and…

Episode 1109 | Reconnecting With a Healthy Lifestyle: Health & Wellness: The Indigenous Way

>>ACCORDING TO THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION, NATIVE AMERICANS AND ALASKA NATIVES ARE MORE LIKELY TO REPORT THAT THEIR HEALTH IS FAIR OR POOR COMPARED TO OTHER GROUPS, PARTICULARLY CAUCASIANS. BUT SOME LEADERS AND TRIBES IN THE SOUTHWEST ARE TURNING THINGS AROUND BY COMBINING THE BEST PRACTICES AND INFORMATION FROM WESTERN MEDICINE WITH…

Episode 1116 | Big Healthy Life: Nutrition In Depth

>>Gene: You’ve been watching the documentary “Big Healthy Life,” by local filmmaker Chris Schueler. I’m joined now in studio by one of the experts in that film, Patty Keane. She’s a registered dietician and associate scientist at the UNM Prevention Research Center. Thank you for being here. Really appreciate you being here. Now the film…