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More than 113,000 Minnesotans have enrolled in health insurance coverage through the state’s exchange, MNsure announced Friday....
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Alzheimer’s disease could be even deadlier in the United States than previously thought. New research suggests Alzheimer’s is nearly as deadly as heart disease and cancer.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has issued an air pollution health alert for western Minnesota effective through noon on Friday. The agency says a strong temperature inversion, snow melt and fog are trapping fine-particle pollution near the surface, causing unhealthy levels for sensitive groups. An air pollution health advisory has also been issued for the southern half of Minnesota — including the Twin Cities and Rochester — beginning Thursday evening and extending into Friday morning. Fine-particle concentrations are expected to increase and may reach unhealthy levels for sensitive groups for short periods.
As spring starts to bloom, so will seasonal allergies. Though everyone’s excited to see warmer temperatures, this time of year can also bring itching, sneezing and congestion to millions of Americans.
Most of the doctors polled at a Minnesota Medical Association forum oppose the legislation that legalizes medical marijuana. The bill passes a Minnesota House committee Wednesday, but still has a long road ahead in the Legislature.
Eating a cheeseburger could be as bad for you as smoking cigarettes. This is according to researchers at University of Southern California Davis School of Gerontology, who tracked the diets of more than 6,300 over 50 for almost two decades.
With each year, there seems to be a new wave of food trends. One year it was the Atkins diet, another year it’s juicing and fondue. But this year, it’s all about clean, fresh, lean and real foods, according to a dietician WCCO’s Natalie Nyhus talked with.
On Sunday, we’ll spring ahead. Along with changing our clocks, we’re reminded to change our batteries on important household items. Yes, firefighters want us to test and change out smoke detectors twice a year, but there’s another life-saving device in your home you might not be thinking about: The carbon monoxide detector.