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New Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Open As Patient Group Set To Expand
Those suffering from intractable pain can start registering for the treatment with doctor approval, but they won't have access until Aug. 1.
Minn. Health Leaders Discuss Antibiotic Resistance Threat
Four Minnesota agencies are joining forces to work on reducing the impact of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. The five-year plan aims at keeping antibiotics working to protect the health of humans, animals and the environment in Minnesota.
Medical Marijuana Dispensaries To Open In St. Paul, Hibbing
Minnesota's final two medical marijuana dispensaries are set to open Friday, bringing all eight clinics online ahead of a critical expansion that could bring thousands more patients into the program in its second year.
MDA: Fish Sold At Twin Cities Market May Have Botulism
The threat of botulism is behind a consumer advisory for people who bought fish at a Spring Lake Park market. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture says uneviscerated dried pike and bony fish sold at Asia Market between May 17 and June 10 may be...
Butter Probably Isn't Going To Kill You, Study Says
For years, we were told to avoid butter due to saturated fat, but the spread continues to shake off its bad reputation.
Kylie's Kids: Meet Ava
After a major heart surgery, Ava is back where she loves to be -- the softball field.
Doctors At Mayo Clinic Using Viruses To Fight Cancer
Doctors at Mayo Clinic are using deadly viruses to fight a deadly disease.
Thousands Of Nurses Continue Strike For Fifth Day
It's day five of a strike at Allina Hospitals involving nearly 5,000 nurses, and Thursday's message centered mainly around staffing.
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.
Nurses' Strike Enters Day 4
On Tuesday, the Nurses' Association called on Minnesota's attorney general to audit the finances of Allina hospitals.
Thousands Of Minnesota Nurses Enter 3rd Day Of Strike
Nearly 5,000 nurses in the Twin Cities remain on strike for the third day in a row, as replacement nurses continue to care for patients.
Mpls. Urges Residents To Sing, Read And Talk To Children
The city of Minneapolis is launching a new campaign to support children in the community.
2 Minnesota Children's Hospitals Make 'Best Hospital' List -- Again
Two Minnesota children's hospitals were named among the best in the country by U.S. News & World Report. The media company named the University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospitals and Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota on its...
Kylie's Kids: Meet Gavin
When we hear the word "zipper," most of us think about what you use to zip up your jackets. For people who have had open heart surgery, the word has a very different meaning.
Nurses At 5 Twin Cities Hospitals Begin Weeklong Strike
As of Sunday, around 41 percent of the nurses in the Twin Cities metro are on strike.
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