Officials: New Lyme Disease-Causing Bacteria Species Discovered At Mayo ClinicA new species of Lyme disease-causing bacteria has been discovered by Mayo Clinic scientists.
CDC: Chipotle-Linked Outbreak Of E. Coli Appears OverThe federal agency that monitors public health says the outbreak of E. coli illness linked to Chipotle restaurants that sickened 60 people appears to be over.
Good Question: How Long Will Our Kids And Grandkids Live?Life expectancy in the U.S. has only increased by about five years since 1980. Some scientists debate whether that trend will continue. So, how long will our kids and grandkids live? Good Question.
Zika Virus Prompts Travel Warning For Pregnant Women A travel warning from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) may have some Minnesotans rethinking their winter getaway.
Good Question: Why Are Women Waiting Longer To Have Kids?A report released by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on Thursday finds women are waiting longer to have children.
Good Question: Are We Winning The War Against HIV/AIDS?Actor Charlie Sheen announced Tuesday morning that he is HIV-positive. He said he has known about the diagnosis for four years and has been taking daily antiretroviral medications to stay healthy. "It's a hard three letters to absorb," Sheen said.
Good Question: How Does E. Coli Get Into Our Food?The confirmed number of people sick with E. coli has now jumped to 37 in Oregon and Washington State. So, how does E. coli get into our food? Good Question.
Binge Drinking Costs Minnesota Billions, Study SaysThe Centers for Disease Control found excessive drinking cost the U.S. $249 billion in 2010. The dollar figure covers everything from disease to crimes where alcohol played a role. Minnesota accounted for $3.8 billion and Wisconsin $4.4 billion.
Report: Ticks, Risk Of Lyme Disease Are Rapidly IncreasingA new report states the risk of Lyme disease is rapidly growing. Minnesota is one of 17 that carry the highest risk for Lyme disease in the U.S., and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said there are more high-risk areas in Minnesota than before.
Bigger Poison Ivy Leaves Mean Larger RiskAccording to the CDC, roughly 90 percent of people exposed to the poisonous oil on the leaves of the plant will have an allergic reaction. It spreads easily and can last for days.
How To Protect Yourself From New Deer Tick-Borne DiseasesSummer vacation and these summer-like temperatures have a lot of families heading outdoors. As people venture out, the threat of deer ticks and Lyme disease are always there -- but scientists say it's not just Lyme disease that deer ticks are known for anymore.
Jungle Gym For Seniors Provides Rehabilitative Fun With Reduced RisksEpiscopal Homes of Minnesota and Xccent Fitness opened a new motion wellness gym for seniors that has a first-of-its-kind indoor play structure designed to reduce the risk of falls.