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Good Question: Why Are We More Tired When It's Hot?We were reminded last week how powerful the heat can be when temperatures soared into the 90s.
Twin Cities Pride To Downplay Police Presence In Parade"Twin Cities Pride has decided to forgo this part of the police participation in the parade for this year and respect the pain the community is feeling right now."
GOP Medicaid Cuts Could Hurt Efforts To Curb Opioid EpidemicThe Republican drive to roll back Barack Obama's health care law is on a collision course with a national opioid epidemic that's not letting up.
Officials: E. Coli Found In Drinking Waters At US OpenHealth officials say E. coli bacteria have been found in a drinking water station at Erin Hills golf course where the U.S. Open is underway, but there have been no reports of illness.
Good Question: What Do Medical Conditions Actually Mean?Congress passed the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, or HIPAA, with significant privacy considerations.
Who's Eligible For Mandatory Paid Sick Leave In Mpls., St. Paul?Many companies in Minneapolis and St. Paul will be required to provide paid sick time for workers starting July 1.
The Role Of Doctors In Overcoming The Opioid EpidemicEven doctors can be addicted to opioids, in a way: It's hard to stop prescribing them.
As Teen Birth Rates Continue To Fall, Youth STI Rates On The RiseA new report says that while teen pregnancy and birth rates in Minnesota are at historic lows, there’s been a recent increase in sexually transmitted infections among the state’s youth.
Study: Living Near Airports May Increase Blood PressureThere have been studies that show city noise can be harmful to your health. Now, a new study says living near an airport may not be ideal.
Minnesotans Create Swim Cap That Protects Against ConcussionsHead injuries are happening in the water, whether they're from bumping into the concrete walls or another swimmer, hitting the diving board or slipping on the deck.
'I Was Stunned': Wis. Hospital Reunites Patient With His Service DogA Cloquet man says he’s “so happy” after a Wisconsin hospital found a way to help reunite him with his service dog that he feared he’d lose.
Drones To The Rescue After Cardiac Arrest?Researchers tested the idea and found drones arrived at the scene of 18 cardiac arrests within about 5 minutes of launch.

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