FDA Enforcement on E-Cigarettes

FDA finalizes enforcement policy on unauthorized flavored cartridge-based e-cigarettes that appeal to children, including fruit and mint Companies that do not cease manufacture, distribution and sale of unauthorized flavored cartridge-based e-cigarettes (other than tobacco or menthol) within 30 days risk FDA enforcement actions To read more click the link: https://www.fda.gov/news-events/press-announcements/fda-finalizes-enforcement-policy-unauthorized-flavored-cartridge-based-e-cigarettes-appeal-children Lori Swanson Health Promotion Coordinator […]

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E-Cigarettes and Vaping: Beyond the Headlines

Please join us for the important three-part series dedicated to raising awareness and understanding about the dangers of e-cigarettes and vaping. e-Cigarettes, Vaping and the Impact on Health Tuesday, January 14 6-7pm Tackling a Public Health Crisis Together Tuesday, February 25 6-7pm All are welcome to attend this free series. Refreshments will be provided. Sponsored […]

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ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE: WHAT IT IS AND WHAT CAN BE DONE ABOUT IT

Thursday January 9, 2020 Two Presentation Times: 10:30am 1pm Presented by Joseph Gaugler, PhD Dr. Gaugler is the Robert L. Kane Endowed Chair in Long-Term Care and Aging and a Professor at the University of Minnesota. His work focuses on the best way to support families and professionals who care for persons with memory loss. […]

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Stressed Out?

Ever feel like you’re hanging on by a thread? Welia Health presents a three-part series on strategies for managing stress. Now that the holidays are over, there’s no better time to find balance, calm and peace in the new year. Monday, January 6 from 4:30–5:30pm Finding Balance Amidst the Chaos What is stress and how […]

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State sues JUUL for deceptive marketing targeting youth

AG Ellison announces lawsuit with Gov. Walz as Minnesota loses 10 years of progress in fighting youth tobacco use JUUL addicts youth by deceiving them about nicotine content, following Big Tobacco marketing playbook December 4, 2019 [SAINT PAUL] — Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, along with Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan, today […]

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Mille Lacs County Receives State Breastfeeding-Friendly Recognition

Holly Wilson Personnel Director/Assistant County Administrator 320-983-8218 hr@millelacs.mn.gov Mille Lacs County Receives State Breastfeeding-Friendly Recognition Milaca, Minnesota — Mille Lacs County has been named a Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) for its contributions to the health of breastfeeding employees and their babies. MDH recognizes workplaces and county health departments that […]

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5 Healthy Eating Tips for the Holidays

‘Tis the season for family, festivity, and food—lots of food. Temptations are everywhere, and parties and travel disrupt daily routines. What’s more, it all goes on for weeks. How do you stick to your diabetes meal plan when everyone around you seems to be splurging? Here are 5 tips that can help: Click the link […]

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State sues Juul for deceptive marketing targeting youth

State sues JUUL for deceptive marketing targeting youth Lawsuit alleges that JUUL has created a public nuisance Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, along with Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan, announced on Dec. 4 that the State of Minnesota is suing e-cigarette manufacturer JUUL Labs, Inc. The lawsuit, filed in Hennepin County District […]

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