New statistics from the Department of Health show that the number of reportable sexually transmitted diseases in Minnesota increased by 6 percent in the last year, with chlamydia being the most reported disease.
The number of HIV and AIDS cases in North Dakota has grown dramatically in recent years as workers from across the country have flocked to the state because of its booming economy.
Suspicious envelopes that shutdown a Minnesota courthouse had something in them that could have made people sick.
A worker at a Jennie-O Turkey Store plant in central Minnesota has tested positive for tuberculosis. A spokesman for Jennie-O’s parent company, Hormel Foods Corp., says the Stearns County Public Health Department informed the Melrose plant on Monday that a worker had tested positive for TB.
Drive down any residential block in Minnesota and the hidden risk of radon is there. That’s because according to state health experts, 40 percent of all homes have radon levels above the danger threshold.
North Dakota, the nation’s No. 2 oil producer behind Texas, recorded nearly 300 oil pipeline spills in less than two years, state documents show. None was reported to the public, officials said.
Food shelves can always use donations, but there’s a twist — you can help by growing an extra row in your garden this year.
New data from the Health Department shows skin cancer is on the rise in Minnesota. Melanoma rates rapidly increased from 2005 to 2009.
A lot of absentee voting is going on right now, so Norma Garfin asked: If you vote absentee, and die before Election Day, does it count?
There’s a rise in cases of encephalitis that can severely affect, or even disable, young children in Minnesota. Health officials, however, say it’s preventable.
The Minnesota Department of Health is warning July 4 vacationers not to swim in, play around or drink floodwater in affect areas for it might be contaminated with sewage and sickening germs.
Some parents and teens find it uncomfortable to talk about sex — even when the questions are very important. Now, a county health department near Wausau is launching a new service for teens to get answers about sex.
The state Health Department is confirming three more cases of measles in Minnesota, bringing this year’s total to 20. That’s twice the number of confirmed cases seen in the state during the past 10 years.
A southern Minnesota dairy farm is disputing allegations that its unpasteurized milk caused a recent E. coli outbreak.