Minnesota Perinatal Organization (MPO) was founded in 1974 as a multidisciplinary association of individuals and organizations dedicated to improving perinatal health. We provide up-to-date information on perinatal care practices, services and technical advancements and a great opportunity to network with professionals from the region.
Our Mission is to optimize perinatal health in Minnesota through education.
MDH Press Release: Health officials suspect new cases of severe lung injuries associated with vaping
On July 27th, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) sent an alert to health care providers in response to reports of 11 suspected cases in Minnesota of severe lung injuries associated with vaping.
The vaping cases in Minnesotans ages 14- to 46-years old occurred in June and July, with a median age of 18 years. Diagnosis was made more difficult because the symptoms of the disease can be similar to those of COVID-19. All 11 cases resulted in hospitalizations with some requiring intensive care, including being placed on ventilators. Read More
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original air date: July 14th
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presenter: Rachel R. Hardeman, PhD, MPH