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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.
2 Minn. Surgeons Who Went Viral For Music To Appear On ‘Ellen’Two Minnesota surgeons who went viral for their music are headed to Hollywood.
How Minnesotans Are Helping Children With AutismYou might have noticed people wearing blue Monday in recognition of World Autism Awareness Day. It's meant to promote greater understanding and acceptance of the developmental disorder.
MPD To Begin Carrying Narcan In Fight Against Opioid EpidemicIn Hennepin County alone, Sheriff Rich Stanek said preliminary reports show there were 162 opioid-related deaths last year.
Patients Iffy On Robotic Dentistry, Survey SuggestsPeople were especially more wary of invasive procedures like extractions or root canals.

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