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Depression

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Congressman In Mayo Clinic For Depression

Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. is in Rochester, Minn. for treatment at the Mayo Clinic.

07/27/2012

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North Dakota Bridles At Neighbor’s Capitol Insult

North Dakota’s governor has bitten back at a Minnesota lawmaker who compared his state’s Depression-era Capitol building to an insurance office, calling the critic ignorant of classic architecture.

04/20/2012

William Melchert-Dinkel

Appeals Court Hears Ex-Nurse’s Aiding Suicide Case

The attorney for an ex-nurse found guilty of encouraging two depressed people to commit suicide is asking the Minnesota Court of Appeals to overturn his conviction on free speech grounds.

04/18/2012

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Twin Cities Nonprofit Uses Light Therapy For Depression

Children and adults feeling depressed and anxious have another way to fight their problems, and this solution doesn’t involve medication. It actually involves light.

03/06/2012

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Anoka Schools Helps Struggling Students In Summer

The state’s largest school district plans to stay in touch with its struggling students over the summer with a special telephone number staffed by someone who can connect students to service agencies.

06/07/2011

William Melchert-Dinkel

Man Convicted Of Aiding Suicides Faces Sentencing

A former Minnesota nurse convicted of aiding suicides by trolling Internet chat rooms and encouraging depressed people to kill themselves could see little or no time behind bars when he is sentenced Wednesday.

05/04/2011

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Excessive Facebook Use May Lead To Depression In Teens

A new study saying social networking sites are leading to depression in pre-teens and teens, gives parents another reason to limit their kid’s time on the computer.

03/29/2011

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