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Wednesday Ends Long Wait For Medical Marijuana Patients

Patients and their parents will head into Minnesota's first medical marijuana clinic in Minneapolis at midnight Tuesday, eager to...

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Minnesota & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Nonprofit To Offer Support For Medical Marijuana Patients

A Minnesota nonprofit has formed a Facebook group for patients seeking assistance in qualifying for the new medical marijuana program.

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California Legislature Passes Strict School Vaccine Bill

California lawmakers on Monday sent the governor a contentious bill that would impose one of the strictest school vaccination laws in the country in reaction to a recent measles outbreak at Disneyland.

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Talking Points: Minnesota’s Rocky Medical Pot Rollout

This Wednesday is the first day Minnesotans can pick up medical marijuana prescriptions.

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Medical Pot Sales To Begin In Minnesota, But Fight Not Over

There will be no baggies of pot awaiting patients next week when Minnesota joins 21 other states in offering medical marijuana. No glass pipes, no plants to tend at home. Instead, the nation’s latest medical marijuana program is a world of pill bottles and vials of marijuana-infused oil.

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Medical Pot Distribution Center Readies For 1st Wave Of Patients

In just five days, approved patients will start receiving medical marijuana under Minnesota’s new cannabis program. The state selected LeafLine Labs and Minnesota Medical Solutions to grow and distribute medical cannabis in the form of pills or oils.

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Supreme Court Upholds Nationwide Health Care Law Subsidies

The Supreme Court has upheld the nationwide tax subsidies under President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, in a ruling that preserves health insurance for millions of Americans. The justices said in a 6-3 ruling Thursday that the subsidies that 8.7 million people currently receive to make insurance affordable do not depend on where they live, under the 2010 health care law.

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Good Question: How Many Steps Should We Be Taking Daily?

As more and more of us are wearing our health technology on our arms, it is become easier to figure just how much we are exercising. You have likely heard the new magic number of how many daily steps we should be taking is 10,000, but it turns out that number is not new — and it is also somewhat arbitrary.

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Twin Cities Metro Lands On Sickest Cities List

The Twin Cities makes lots of national lists, but there’s some we don’t want to fall on. Recently, the metro area landed on a list of the sickest areas in the United States.

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Tamiflu Shortage Again

The liquid form of the flu drug Tamiflu is in short supply.

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DASH Diet Ranked Best Overall — Once Again

The new annual ‘‘best diets” list is out from U.S. News & World Report.