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Health Officials Warn Of Measles Exposure In Winona, Albert LeaState health officials are warning residents of southeastern Minnesota about possible exposure to measles.
After Long Winter, Explosion Of Lyme Disease-Carrying Ticks ExpectedIt appears we are not the only ones excited about the warmer weather. So are deer ticks.
Why Do Some People Get Seasonal Allergies And Others Don't?You were fine last week. Not a sneeze or watery eye in sight. But as soon as the snow melted, the allergies came on with a vengeance.
Minnesota Sees Another Spike In STD CasesState health officials say sexually transmitted diseases continue to rise in Minnesota, with record numbers of chlamydia and hepatitis C cases reported last year.
Mayo Clinic Guidelines Cut Some Opioid Prescriptions By Half"The fact that refill rates remained the same is significant because it means we can adequately control most of our patients' pain with these lower doses."
Marijuana-Based Drug Gets Positive Review From FDAU.S. health officials say a closely watched medicine made from the marijuana plant significantly reduces seizures in children with severe forms of epilepsy and warrants approval in the country.
Twin Cities Cardiologist Develops Food Line To Lower CholesterolSide effects from statins like muscle aches and memory issues led Dr. Elizabeth Klodas to look for answers in food.
Study: Minnesotans Live Longer, Healthier Lives Than Most Other U.S. ResidentsMinnesotans live longer, healthier lives than residents of most other states, according to a new study.
Experts Propose New Way Of Defining Alzheimer'sGovernment and other scientists are proposing a new way to define Alzheimer's disease — basing it on biological signs, such as brain changes, rather than memory loss and other symptoms of dementia that are used today.
Research: Even 10 Minutes Of Exercise Can Improve MoodThe study also showed it didn't matter what type of exercise you choose to do.
US Surgeon General Issues Rare Public Health Advisory On Opioid EpidemicThe opioid crisis has become so widespread, the nation's top doctor is doing something we haven't seen in 13 years.
Minnesota Is The Least Stressed State In The U.S.Wallethub compared all 50 states and Washington, D.C. Four out of the top five states are in the Midwest.

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