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Minn. UW-Madison Students Urged To Get 2nd Bacterial Meningitis Vaccine
Minnesota students attending the University of Wisconsin–Madison are being urged by health officials to get a second round of vaccinations while on winter break.
'Men Of MOCA' Helps Connect Those Who Lost Family To Ovarian Cancer
A new group within the organization started to form this year. It's a support group for men who are caring for, or grieving the loss of, an ovarian cancer patient. It’s called the Men of MOCA.
Study Finds Men More At Risk Of Overeating During Holidays
A study explains the mental side of why men try to out-eat friends and loved ones, even if it's subconscious.
AAA: 1 In 5 Accidents Involve Drowsy Driving
Triple A says drowsy driving contributes to one in five fatal crashes and even missing a little sleep can put you at risk of nodding off.
Is 'Screen Time' Affecting Teens' Sleep Patterns?
With the help of the Minnesota Regional Sleep Disorders Center, WCCO tracked the phone usage of three teenagers.
10 Years After Terminal Diagnosis, Minn. Man Still Beating Odds
Doctors gave him 18 months to live when they discovered he had a brain tumor. Now, 10 years later, Brian Shea of Little Falls is still beating the odds.
Good Question: What Happens When We Don't Get Enough Sleep?
A new study from RAND Corporation finds Americans’ lack of sleep adds up to more than $440 billion in lost work productivity every year.
What Is A Detached Retina?
Coach Mike Zimmer is out for Thursday night's game between the Minnesota Vikings and the Dallas Cowboys due to a detached retina.
Minnesota Health Department OKs Medical Marijuana To Treat PTSD
More Minnesotans will soon have access to medical marijuana.
Good Question: How Much Weight Do We Gain Over The Holidays?
With the holidays comes the food. And with the food comes some extra, unwanted pounds for a lot of people.
Shoreview Joins Cities Limiting Sale Of Flavored Tobacco
It's all part of an effort to curb the growing use of flavored tobacco among teenagers and even young kids.
Trump Selects Obamacare Critic As HHS Secretary
The president-elect's transition team did not immediately respond to questions about the congressman's past commitment to transform Medicare into a voucher-like system.
After Suffering Massive Stroke, Joe Senser Living 'New Normal'
Joe Senser's life changed forever on July 3 after falling in the bathroom, the result of suffering a massive stroke.
Minnesota Mom's Ingenuity Could Help Kids Born With Rare Spinal Defect
After years of struggling with painful bladder spasms because of the defect, a 4-year-old's mom came up with an idea to help him.
U Of M Researchers Look At Autism In Minneapolis' Somali Population
Six-year-old Anas Ahmed could hardly be contained as he bolted across his playroom. His mother, Marian Ahmed, called Anas over, taking his head between her hands and squeezing gently.
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