A WCCO story about germs at indoor playgrounds has led to a new state resource for parents. The report showed high levels of bacteria on every surface tested at three different indoor playgrounds.
A parent’s love for their 5-year-old son has taken them half way across the world in search of a second chance.
The Minnesota Department of Health is releasing the results of their study on Perfluorochemical levels in the eastern Twin Cities metro area.
A suburban Twin Cities couple has been sentenced in federal court for health care fraud.
Experts say 40 percent of Americans snore when they sleep. Then there are those of us who have to sleep next to a snorer. And those of us who are in denial. I was convinced my wife Amelia was imagining it, so I went to a sleep clinic to find the truth.
Conventional wisdom has been to clean a baby’s pacifier using soap and water. But new research shows another method — that’s somewhat unconventional — could have unexpected benefits.
The simple act of breathing is something many of us take for granted. But for the 30,000 people dealing with cystic fibrosis (CF) in the U.S., taking a breath can be a task in itself.
Heidi Jensen in St. Paul wondered: Can restaurants just put chairs and tables wherever they want?
With snow on the ground in many areas, it’s hard to think about growing fresh vegetables. But across the Upper Midwest CSA farms are not only thinking about it, they are planting.
Supporters of legalizing marijuana for medical use put their plan forward Thursday at Minnesota’s Capitol even though the major debate will wait until next year.
Can anesthesia from surgery cause dementia in elderly patients? That question was the subject of a recent Mayo Clinic study. The findings were released Wednesday.
On Wednesday, a Twin Cities event aims to help pay for research into Lupus while also supporting patients. The Lupus Food and Wine Classic will be held at the Great Room at Mall of America.
Up until a few months ago, George Lagerstrom was an active Edina school kid.
Gov. Mark Dayton has chosen six board members with a range of health care experience to direct a state website that will help the uninsured and others obtain coverage under federal health care changes.
The Minnesota Department of Health is proposing some changes to the school immunization rules.
With a flu outbreak causing sickness here in Minnesota, everybody is looking for ways to avoid it. Experts say good hand washing is the key but there are other ways to avoid germs.