Minnesota To Allow Patients To Treat 'Intractable Pain' With Medical PotThe Minnesota Department of Health announced its plans Wednesday to expand the state's medical marijuana program. MDH had a Jan. 1 deadline to decide if severe, chronic pain should join the list of qualifying conditions.
Jerry Kill Talks On His Time With The Gophers: 'I'm Blessed'Jerry Kill is no longer the football coach at the University of Minnesota. His retirement less than a month ago because of health reasons with epilepsy and seizures have been reported. Monday night, Kill and his wife, Rebecca, take us through that final week.
Kill's Retirement Highlights Challenges Of Treating EpilepsyGopher football coach Jerry Kill abruptly announced his retirement Wednesday morning because of ongoing health issues. His battle with epilepsy has been a very public one. Kill was diagnosed with epilepsy in 2005 when he was coaching at Southern Illinois.
Mom: Daughter With Epilepsy 'Enjoying Life More' With Medical PotA Twin Cities family is seeing a dramatic improvement in their daughter's health, and they are crediting the new medical marijuana law. Three-year-old Harlow Hundley started her cannabis prescription on July 1. Her mom, Beth, believed the medical marijuana could help with her daughter's epilepsy and was among the families who fought for legislative approval last year.
Wednesday Ends Long Wait For Medical Marijuana PatientsPatients and their parents will head into Minnesota's first medical marijuana clinic in Minneapolis at midnight Tuesday, eager to get a potentially promising new medicine as soon as July 1 hits.
Doctors Can Begin To Sign Qualified Patients Up For Medical MarijuanaMinnesota officials will be able to start signing up qualified patients for medical marijuana Monday. It's the first day doctors are able to certify and register patients with conditions like cancer and epilepsy for the program. About 5,000 people are expected to be eligible.
Girl Whose Parents Worked For Medical Marijuana Has DiedThe girl whose parents worked to pass legislation legalizing medical marijuana in Minnesota has died at age 8. Katelyn Pauling had epilepsy and a nervous system disorder.
Coach Kill Admired By 11-Year-Old Gophers Fan With EpilepsyThe last home game of the season ended in a disappointing loss for the Gophers. Ohio State beat Minnesota 31 to 24. Despite the defeat WCCO's Rachel Slavik explains why one young fan still feels like a winner.
Camp Oz Caters To Kids With EpilepsyCamp Oz on the shores of the St. Croix River may seem like your typical camp complete with cabins, a camp counselor's office, a mess hall, and volleyball and basketball courts. But at Camp Oz most of the children have something in common -- they suffer from seizures, and some have epilepsy.
Minn. Mom Welcomes Medical Pot Deal, Will Fight For More Access It's the news for which thousands of Minnesota families have waited. State lawmakers reached a deal Thursday that will make medical marijuana legal. Angela Garin watches her son have seizures daily. Now, the St. Paul mom hopes medical marijuana will help him and thousands of others.
Coach Kill Donates $100K To Help Teach Kids About EpilepsyUniversity of Minnesota football coach Jerry Kill announced on Thursday -- national Rise Above Seizures Day -- he will be making a $100,000 donation to help children dealing with epilepsy.
‘That's A Placebo’: Medical Pot Advocates On Wis. Cannabidiol BillAs a medical marijuana bill remains a controversial issue in Minnesota, Wisconsin has approved a bill for a marijuana component.