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Minneapolis Close To Implementing Paid Sick Leave
Minneapolis is one step closer to implementing a paid sick leave policy. Right now, it's estimated more than 100,000 people working in the city don't get paid sick time.
Hudson Family To Donate Son's Brain To Autism Research
It is supposed to be the month when they plan for their oldest child's high school graduation. But a Hudson family is instead planning for his funeral.
Good Question: What's Causing People Pain?
Prince was reportedly on prescription pain medications when he died. The Mayo Clinic says nearly 70 percent of Americans are on at least one prescription drug. The majority of those drugs are used to relieve pain.
Suboxone Helping Minnesota Opioid Addicts Kick The Habit
It was intense back pain as the result of a traffic accident that put young mother Wendy Leffler on the opioid train. But what began as a way to manage her pain suddenly took control of her life.
Minneapolis First Responders Now Carrying Narcan
The Minneapolis Fire Department announced Tuesday that its personnel will be carrying Narcan, the drug used to treat heroin and opioid drug overdoses.
Twin Cities Man Has Microchips Implanted In Skin
People are getting chips implanted into their hands, in an effort to make daily life a little bit easier. From opening doors to making contacts to sending emails -- a growing group of people are all-in
Kylie's Kids: Meet Parker
There are a lot of adults calling the shots in children's hospitals, but there is also a group of kids, all former patients who also help shape the hospital's practices. One of those is Kylie's Kid Parker.
Minnehaha Park Hosts Walk For Multiple Sclerosis
Thousands of people started their Sunday with a long walk, a walk that raised money for a great cause. Walk MS: Twin Cities brought folks together at Minnehaha Park on Sunday morning.
Prince’s Death Putting A Spotlight On Opioid Addiction
While the cause of Prince's death has not been determined, reports that he suffered from opioid addiction have put a spotlight on an epidemic in Minnesota.
Lawmakers Voting On De-Funding Planned Parenthood
The Minnesota House is expected to vote Thursday night on a bill to de-fund Planned Parenthood.
Woman Shares Experience With Often-Overlooked Oral Cancer
This month doctors are trying to raise awareness about a type of cancer that dentists are often the first to notice.
New HIV Cases Higher Among Young Adults, People Of Color
State health officials announced Wednesday that new reports of HIV/AIDS in Minnesota show certain populations contracting the virus more than others.
Good Question: Why Is 10,000 Steps The Magic Number?
Chances are you have heard it before: You have to get 10,000 steps in a day to be healthy. Fitbit users are constantly reminded of this.
Kylie's Kids: Meet Tucker
Tucker is a really big sports fan in general, but especially when it comes to the Minnesota Wild. This season, the men he looks up to looked to him for inspiration.
U Of M Conference Offers Comfort To Cancer Survivors
It sounds like it would be one of the best things you could ever hear -- "You are now cancer-free." But for many, life after cancer isn't as idyllic as it sounds.
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