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May 11, 2017
Writing to inspire: Minnesota love story included in new book
A new self-help book for women to find balance and reduce stress in their lives features a love story from a small town in southeastern Minnesota....
May 11, 2017 - 12:00pm
May 3, 2017
Keep safe keeping backyard chickens
As backyard poultry-keepers prepare their flocks this spring season, Minnesota Department of Health is reminding families of a few safety tips...
May 3, 2017 - 12:00pm
April 21, 2017
Health column: You don't want to see me unless you have to
My name is Dr. Ed Ward, and I am a hospitalist at Mayo Clinic Health System in Red Wing. A hospitalist is a medical specialist who sees patients...
April 21, 2017 - 3:00pm
April 3, 2017
Transportation bills pass, starting the real Minnesota talks
ST. PAUL — Maybe the third time is a charm. That is the hope of Minnesotans who are tired of dodging potholes and daily fighting other...
April 3, 2017 - 10:58am
April 1, 2017
Traill the healthiest county in North Dakota, study shows
HILLSBORO, N.D.—Residents in Traill County are the healthiest people in North Dakota, according to a University of Wisconsin study. The...
April 1, 2017 - 1:45pm
March 15, 2017
Minn. lawmaker tells chairman not to 'cower behind gavel' over prescription medicine issue
ST. PAUL—It is personal for Rod Hamilton. The Minnesota state representative, a multiple sclerosis patient for 20 years, cannot get a committee...
March 15, 2017 - 4:00pm
March 11, 2017
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
Dear Carol: My mother lives in an assisted living facility. She has arthritic pain and is in the early stages of Alzheimer's, but she usually...
March 11, 2017 - 5:00pm
March 9, 2017
Minn. poultry industry on 'higher alert' for bird flu outbreak
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's poultry industry is on high alert. This week marks the second anniversary of the beginning of a bird flu outbreak...
March 9, 2017 - 10:30am
February 28, 2017
What you need to know about Minnesota health insurance premium subsidies
ST. PAUL—Eligible Minnesotans should start seeing discounts on their health insurance premiums in May, as part of a $310 million relief package signed into law in January by Gov. Mark Dayton. State officials said Monday, Feb. 27, that the relief remains on track to arrive this...
February 28, 2017 - 6:00pm
January 23, 2017
It's not too late to get vaccinated: Officials urge Minnesotans to get a flu shot
Officials from the Minnesota Department of Health are urging people who have not yet gotten their flu shot to do so soon. Flu season can last...
January 23, 2017 - 5:30am
January 3, 2017
The essentials for a winter driving survival kit
With recent snow storms already having caused havoc on roadways this season, Minnesota and Wisconsin safety officials are reminding motorists...
January 3, 2017 - 5:30am
December 2, 2016
Minnesota adds PTSD to medical marijuana treatment
ST. PAUL—Minnesotans will be able to treat post-traumatic stress disorder with medical marijuana beginning next year. State Health Commissioner Dr. Ed Ehlinger announced the addition on Thursday, Dec. 1, along with saying that he will allow topical applications of the drug,...
December 2, 2016 - 12:30pm
November 22, 2016
'I'm not eating that': When teen diets conflict with Thanksgiving
Some families gathering for Thanksgiving this week may have something to argue about besides politics: what to do when teens at the table follow a different diet than everyone else. One in six U.S. parents say their teen has tried a diet that is vegetarian, gluten-free, vegan or paleo...
November 22, 2016 - 4:00pm
October 31, 2016
Dayton, leaders plan meeting to talk about soaring health insurance
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and legislative leaders are discussing how they can deal with soaring health insurance premiums. Dayton spokesman Sam Fettig said the governor plans to meet Tuesday morning, Nov. 1, with House Speaker Kurt Daudt, R-Crown. The governor's...
October 31, 2016 - 4:22pm
October 21, 2016
Summit Orthopedics to take over care at Farmington clinic in early 2017
Beginning in 2017, the physicians who provide orthopedic care at Northfield Hospital's FamilyHealth Medical Clinic in Farmington will do so under a new name. Summit Orthopedics has assumed operations of Mankato Orthopedic and Fracture Clinic's office in Faribault and will now oversee...
October 21, 2016 - 3:52pm