After Beating Skin Cancer, Mother Shares Story As Warning To OthersMelanoma is the most often talked about type of skin cancer, and it can be fatal, but basal cell carcinoma is the most common kind.
Doctors At Mayo Clinic Using Viruses To Fight CancerDoctors at Mayo Clinic are using deadly viruses to fight a deadly disease.
Good Question: How Often Should We Get Checkups?Like a finely-tuned engine, how we care for our bodies goes a long way in determining how long it lasts. Women tend to take their health more seriously and go in for more screenings and exams, especially over age 40.
Bacteria On Cell Phones Could Cause Skin IssuesWe are in constant contact with small amounts of bacteria all day, but our phones are growing them out of control.
Lifestyle Change Helps Minnesota Mother Lose Nearly 100 PoundsA Lakeville mom is sharing her story of how she lost weight and gained both physical and mental strength.
Woman Shares Experience With Often-Overlooked Oral CancerThis month doctors are trying to raise awareness about a type of cancer that dentists are often the first to notice.
Twin Cities Doctors Receive Grant To Study Promising Therapy For Spinal Cord InjuriesA breakthrough therapy for spinal cord injury patients just got a big boost here in Minnesota. A state grant was just awarded to researchers at the University of Minnesota and Hennepin County Medical Center to study epidural spinal cord stimulation.
Experts Talk About Local Zika Virus ThreatThe World Health Organization says it expects the Zika virus to spread to every country in the Western Hemisphere, except Canada.
Cholesterol Medication: Do We Need It? Maybe Not, According To One StudyIt’s estimated around 50 percent of Americans over 40 have considered or decided to take cholesterol-lowering drugs. But a new study involving a local cardiologist suggests their chances of having a heart attack are actually minimal.
New Guidelines Raise Age For Women To Begin Regular MammogramsNew guidelines say women should start getting mammograms at age 45, not 40. The organization also says it's OK to skip routine manual breast checks by doctors.
Binge Drinking Costs Minnesota Billions, Study SaysThe Centers for Disease Control found excessive drinking cost the U.S. $249 billion in 2010. The dollar figure covers everything from disease to crimes where alcohol played a role. Minnesota accounted for $3.8 billion and Wisconsin $4.4 billion.
Dayton Calls December Special Election To Fill House SeatGov. Mark Dayton is calling a special election to fill an open seat in the House triggered by a veteran Democrat's death after a short battle with cancer.