What’s really in your food? That’s the question thousands around the country – and in St. Paul – asked as they rallied against the agriculture company Monsanto on Saturday. Hundreds gathered at the State Capitol for the “March Against Monsanto” Saturday afternoon. Similar scenes took place at more than 200 cities across the country.
Getting to the gym can be hard when you’re tired and over-worked. Many people are using powders that you mix with water and take about half an hour before you work out to get an edge.
A federal judge has made a ruling on the so-called morning after pill, saying the government must make it available over the counter — for girls of all ages.
Some helpful news for people who are trying to break the smoking habit.
There’s new warning about a popular antibiotic you might have taken.
In today’s Health Watch, the FDA is ordering the makers of Ambien and and other sleeping pills to slash the dosage in half for women.
The Minneapolis office of Homeland Security Investigations is warning consumers about counterfeit products.
Oral contraceptives are some of the most commonly taken prescription drugs in America — at least 10 million American women take them.
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists says the health risks associated with oral contraceptives are low, and should be available without a prescription.
The Food and Drug Association is investigating after learning that 5-Hour Energy drinks were cited in 13 deaths.
The fungus found in tainted steroid shots matches the one blamed in the national meningitis outbreak that has killed 20 people, federal health officials said Thursday.
The Minnesota Department of Health has confirmed two new cases of fungal meningitis in the state, bringing the total to seven.
Even more people may be at risk of getting meningitis than initially thought. The FDA is warning that a second steroid is now linked to fungal meningitis.
The Food and Drug Administration says salmonella found at a cantaloupe farm in southwestern Indiana matches the “DNA fingerprint” of the salmonella responsible for a deadly outbreak that sickened people in 21 states.
Health officials are advising consumers to avoid eating cantaloupe grown in southwestern Indiana after a multi-state salmonella outbreak led to at least three cases in Minnesota.