Department Of Health
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) is pushing legislation to protect young athletes from concussions. The legislation would crack down on false advertising and misleading claims that certain protective gear can prevent concussions.
A new survey reveals how many Minnesota teenagers are increasing their risk of getting skin cancer. A new study from the Department of Health found 34 percent of white girls in the 11th grade admitted to using tanning beds over the last year. More than half of them tanned indoors 10 or more times.
The Minnesota Department of Health has reached a settlement in a case over its practice of storing and using newborn blood samples without parental consent.
When you head to the fair, there are some guaranteed things you’ll enjoy — the food, carnival games and the livestock.
Dr. Joni Scheftel of the Minnesota Department of Health said that in Minnesota last year, 72 animals tested positive for rabies.
The Minnesota Health Department reported three more flu deaths in the last week, bringing the season’s total number of fatalities closer to 200. The latest figures show 197 deaths in Minnesota due to influenza.
Minnesota is inching closer to 200 flu deaths this season. The state Department of Health says four more influenza-related deaths were confirmed last week.
Minnesota officials are investigating after 13 people became sick with salmonella linked to eating unpasteurized cheese.
Minnesota health officials say the number of HIV cases reported to the state increased 8 percent in 2012 compared to the previous year.
The Minnesota House has voted to require clinics that perform abortions to pay new yearly license fees and undergo special inspections.
With added focus on the early childhood development, some Minnesota lawmakers think issues involved with that stage of life deserve its own state agency.
State and federal officials have come up with a way to preserve Minnesota’s subsidized health care plan for the working poor when the federal health overhaul takes effect, Minnesota’s human services commissioner said Wednesday.
School officials in Paynesville said Tuesday morning they will be releasing students at 11 a.m. Tuesday from the Paynesville Area Secondary School due to “air quality concerns.”
The Department of Health says there are one confirmed case of the new strain of swine flu in a preschool-aged child, and one possible case in an older sibling.
Gov. Mark Dayton has vetoed a bill to require clinics that perform abortions to pay license fees and undergo special inspections. Dayton vetoed the bill Thursday.