Latest Health News

Klobuchar Aims To Lower Cost Of Insulin For Minnesotans With DiabetesSenator Amy Klobuchar is discussing ways to bring down the cost of prescription drugs for people dealing with diabetes.
CDC: 2 Cases Of West Nile Virus In MinnesotaAt least two blood donors in Minnesota have tested positive for West Nile virus, according to the Centers for Disease Control.
Good Question: Which Kind Of Sunscreen Is Best - Lotion Or Spray?Sunscreen is a must in the summer. But some of us apply with lotions and others with spray.
Trump Lashes Out At 'Few Republicans' Over Health Care BillPresident Donald Trump blasted congressional Democrats and "a few Republicans" Tuesday over the collapse of the GOP effort to rewrite the Obama health care law. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell proposed a vote on a backup plan simply repealing the statute, but that idea was on the brink of rejection, too.
Vote On Health Care Bill Postponed Until After McCain RecoversMajority Leader Mitch McConnell decided to delay consideration of health care legislation in the Senate, after Sen. John McCain's announced absence following surgery left Republicans short of votes on their marquee legislation.
MDH Confirms 79th Measles Case In MinnesotaMinnesota now has it's 79th measles case, diagnosed almost a couple weeks before the Minnesota Department of Health was set to declare the outbreak over.
How On-Going, Toxic Stress Affects A Child's BrainA quiet, unsmiling little girl with big brown eyes crawls inside a carpeted cubicle, hugs a stuffed teddy bear tight, and turns her head away from the noisy classroom.
Good Question: What's Good About Ticks?"The goodness about [ticks] lies in their very large salivary glands," says a tick researcher at the University of Minnesota.
Stillwater Family Heals After Teen's Suicide By Speaking OutA tragic obituary went viral after a 14-year-old boy took his life this past spring. Now, a Stillwater family believes it's time to fight back against the stigma and talk more about teen suicide, before it's too late.    
'Overnight, Life Changed Completely': How Medical Marijuana Is Making A Difference For A Minn. FamilyA Twin Cities couple is counting down the days until their daughter can get life-changing medicine.
Heroin Dealer Found Guilty In 2nd Murder Trial For Overdose DeathsA Hennepin County judge found a Minneapolis woman guilty of 3rd degree murder in the overdose death of a 21-year-old.
Talking Points: Ticks, Pets & Lyme DiseasePublic health officials and veterinarians are warning about an abundance of deer ticks this summer in Minnesota -- not only do they represent a threat to humans but to our animals as well.

More From WCCO | CBS Minnesota

Pulling Together
Excellent Educator
Weather App

Watch & Listen LIVE