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80 Rochester Students Ordered Out Of Class Over Vaccination Concerns
Dozens of students in one Minnesota school district were ordered out of class Wednesday.
Good Question: Why Do Healthy People Suffer Heart Attacks?
Reality TV star Bob Harper suffered a heart attack two weeks ago at 51 years old. The fitness trainer on the NBC show "The Biggest Loser" was considered a picture of excellent health.
Rochester Students Could Be Sent Home If Not Vaccinated
More than 100 students in Rochester will be sent home from school unless they can prove they've been vaccinated or are exempt.
Colon Cancer Becoming More Common In Young Adults, Study Finds
A new study shows colon cancer rates are down overall, but dramatically increasing in younger adults.
Kylie's Kids: Meet Jazzy
For kids who are born with heart problems, sports aren't usually an option. That is why this week's Kylie's Kid is so excited as she waits for her new heart. Jazzy can't wait for the day she gets to play the sports she loves.
Doctors Say Female Athletes At Higher Risk For Concussions
We hear a lot about concussions, especially with football players, but experts say women are three times as likely to suffer a concussion.
Good Question: Why Do We Shrink As We Age?
Men can lose about an inch on average as they get older. For women, it’s more than two.
'We'll Do Everything We Can': Family Battling Cancer Now Fighting Drug Costs, Too
A 7-year-old's fight against a rare form of cancer became tougher this month. Doctors diagnosed the young gymnast with stage four cancer in her spinal cord in November. Now her family is navigating a financial fight.
Opioid Overdose Epidemic Takes Center Stage In St. Paul
On Tuesday afternoon, a rally will be happening in the Capitol Rotunda, featuring legislators, lawmakers and doctors.
Twin Cities Clinic's Cooking Class Helps Students Live Better
The decision to eat better and have a healthier lifestyle has some folks going back to school.
Klobuchar Pushes For Firefighter Cancer Registry In Minneapolis
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar will visit Fire Station 17 in Minneapolis Monday to push for a national cancer registry for firefighters, which could save the lives of first responders in the future.
A 'Huge Endeavor': Mayo Doctor Talks Face Transplant Surgery
A Mayo Clinic doctor is sharing the story of a remarkable face transplant done last summer.
Mayo Clinic Performs 1st Facial Transplant
The first face transplant performed at Mayo Clinic is providing a young man from Wyoming a second chance at a normal life.
U Researchers Help In Study Showing Way To Predict Autism In Infants
University of Minnesota researchers were part of a first-of-its kind study that shows it’s possible to predict, with high accuracy, if infants will develop autism spectrum disorder, depending on early changes in their brains and family history.
'There Is An End To The Tunnel': Minn. Woman Battles 'Sleeping Beauty Syndrome'
Delanie Weyer will suddenly become tired and then sleep for anywhere from two to five weeks. It's almost like a bear in hibernation, but in this case it can come on at any time.
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