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About 500 Registered To Buy Medical Marijuana
Nearly 500 patients suffering intractable pain have registered to buy medical marijuana starting Monday.
Study: Work Cubicles Are Harming Employee Morale & Output
If you've worked in an office setting, there's a pretty good chance you've had a cubicle. But, cubicles have been the target of complaints for years. Now, a new study shows they could have a negative effect on employee morale and output.
Gardener Has Painful Encounter With Wild Parsnip
We have all heard the warnings to stay out of the poison ivy, and know the dangers if we do not. But there is a lesser-known plant in Minnesota that is potentially more painful and difficult to treat.
Kylie's Kids: Deanna The Cancer Destroyer
Every week, Kylie Bearse meets a child battling a serious illness, but this week she's bringing a special "mom" edition of Kylie's Kids.
After Beating Skin Cancer, Mother Shares Story As Warning To Others
Melanoma is the most often talked about type of skin cancer, and it can be fatal, but basal cell carcinoma is the most common kind.
Woman Tests Positive For Zika In North Dakota
North Dakota health officials say a woman who traveled to Jamaica has tested positive for Zika virus. The woman is not pregnant and was not hospitalized.
MDH: Radon Levels Dangerously High In 40 Percent Of Minn. Homes
The Minnesota Department of Health has launched a new tool to help people see radon levels in their counties.
Kylie's Kids: Meet Kylie
This week's Kylie's Kid has a familiar name – Kylie! This Kylie is 11 years old and loves music and sports. She is a Special Olympian but she also puts on a golf tournament every year to help other kids who battle seizures, just like she does.
Facing Shortage, Red Cross Issues Emergency Call For Blood
The American Red Cross says a significant shortage of blood and platelets has prompted an emergency call for donations.
Talking Points: The Overuse Of Antibiotics
The overuse of antibiotics is leading to the development of new strains of antibiotic resistant bacteria. The Centers for Disease Control estimates 23,000 deaths and 2 million illnesses are caused by strains of antibiotic bacteria each year.
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.
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