Jason Probst described what it was like last year in January when he was driving a vehicle down a street and hit a road side bomb in Afghanistan. “It was like driving and hitting a wall,” he said.
Minneapolis Mayor RT Rybak is among 17 other big city mayors, including those of New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, reviving a...
The mayors of 18cities are reviving a push against letting food stamps be used to buy soda and other sugary drinks. In a letter...
A Twin Cities woman is encouraging people to explore affirmations plus physical activity as a technique for self-improvement....
If Monday's beautiful sunshine wasn't enough, there was some other encouragement to start your garden. Libby Wyrum, of Gardens of...
CBS Local Health News
One-third of all kids and teenagers are considered overweight or obese. Yet we hardly ever hear about kids who’ve lost a lot of weight. Frozen dinners aren’t what most 15-year-olds eat. But Nate St. Martin isn’t like most teenagers.
The common wisdom that breakfast is the most important meal of the day just got another jolt of energy, as the University of Minnesota just announced results of a new study that links the meal to a decrease in risk for type 2 diabetes.
Noticing bags or dark circles under your eyes? You’re not alone. Good news: There are fixes for under-eye flaws. We had Jamie Yuccas and Natalie Nyhus go to Prischmann Facial, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in Edina to get some easy tips on battling those dark circles.
Minnesota is hiring people to help residents sign up for health plans through its new online health insurance exchange. But advocates say the state is discriminating against the poor by paying consumer assistants less to help low-income residents.
Saving money is getting easier for 200,000 Minnesota families. Medica is rolling out a new program Monday that helps people save money and eat healthier. The program is called “healthy savings.” Each week, a new list of healthy foods will go on sale.
For a couple days at least, Minnesota’s largest dentist office will be in Bemidji. About 1,200 professionals and volunteers hope to see and serve 2,000 patients at a two-day temporary dental clinic starting Friday.
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.