Outside downtown office buildings, many smokers didn’t want to talk about the possibility of a tax that will push a lot of cigarettes into the $8-a-pack range. Dan Jones says the tax may be the push he needs “It’s a tax on something that you don’t need… I’m ok with it actually “Jones said. “Who knows, maybe it will finally give me the motivation I need to stop doing it.”
The Twin Cities teenager whose song he wrote after being diagnosed with a rare form of cancer garnered national attention has...
A wrinkle in the federal Affordable Care Act that could affect tens of thousands of people who consider themselves Native...
Sleep is a hot topic these days and we're finding out how much Americans are not getting. Honestly, how much sleep do you get a...
A suburban Twin Cities couple has been sentenced in federal court for health care fraud.
CBS Local Health News
The Minnesota Department of Health says at least 25 Minnesotans contracted salmonellosis from eating unpasteurized queso fresco. The cases were first detected late last month. Of the 25 known cases, 15 required hospitalization.
Lisa Garys Korsland enjoyed a busy lifestyle for years, living abroad in the U.K. and Switzerland, raising her three children and working as an engineer for General Mills. But it all came to an abrupt end in December of 2010. A simple twist of an ankle led to a diagnosis of leukemia. She knew it was just a matter of time before she would need a life-saving marrow transplant.
Some elementary school kids in south Minneapolis got some real show-and-tell this morning. FFA high school kids from the Morris area brought real farm animals to Risen Christ Catholic School. The idea was to teach city kids where their food comes from, and the big grills were fired up.
Nearly 100 amendments await Minnesota House lawmakers if they move ahead as planned on a bill that could lead to unionization of in-home day care providers and personal care attendants. The volume foreshadows a long fight should the House brings the bill up on Saturday as planned.
A lot of Minnesotans love to grill, but it’s an easy way to blow your diet with hot dogs and cheeseburgers. And the chips and brownies, all the goodies that go along with barbecueing. So with grilling season here, we reached out to Weight Watchers to find out how they recommend staying healthy.
The Centers for Disease Control estimate that nearly 3 of 5 public swimming pools are contaminated with fecal matter. The figures from their tests of polls conducted during last summer’s swim season showed about 58 percent of the samples tested positive for E. coli.
WebMD Health News
Taking antibiotics could relieve symptoms of chronic lower back pain, according to a new study.
Under the Affordable Care Act, people and small businesses will be able to purchase insurance through a Marketplace.
Mutations in certain genes raise the risk of breast cancer by as much as 80 percent, experts say.