As Minnesotans try to beat the heat, there’s also the danger of drinking too much water. If you drink too much within a certain time span, serious health problems could arise. It’s called hyponatremia.
Going back to school can be absolutely terrifying to some kids, who sometimes end up worrying about how their peers and teachers will view them. Those are all things Dr. Gretchen Lewis-Snyder has heard in her office.
It’s hard to argue against the benefits of eating your fruits and vegetables. But what about drinking them? Juicing, the process of extracting juice from plant tissues, is a nutritional trend that’s growing in popularity.
Memo to students: enjoy the extra sleep now. The school year begins in just a matter of weeks. Minneapolis schools are back in session on August 26. A lack of sleep affects kids significantly.
If you work at a Minnesota company with at least 21 employees, there’s a change in the law you should know about. It has to do with sick leave benefits.
Despite the cooler weather, it’s still summer and there is plenty of time to get out and fire up the grill. Grilling out means serving chips, dips and burgers. But just because you’re BBQ’ing, that doesn’t necessarily mean your meal can’t be healthy.
Summer is supposed to be a fun, carefree time of year, but it doesn’t always turn out that way. Maintaining your schedule, maintaining your kids’ schedules, and even planning a family vacation can be stressful.
More than 300,000 people in the United States are diagnosed every year with blockages in the carotid arteries. Now, doctors are testing out a new, less invasive surgery to clear blocked arteries, and save patients from strokes.
Doctors have been searching for years for a solution to help people quit smoking, and now one factor has helped significantly — the cost. In the first week of Minnesota’s new higher tax on cigarettes, nearly 2,500 Minnesotans visited the Quitplan Services website and 400 people called the hotline for help in quitting.
Since you were little, you’ve heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. And a new study shows, that’s especially true for men.
If you’re 65 and living in Hawaii, here’s some good news: Odds are you’ll live another 21 years. And for all but five of those years, you’ll likely be in pretty good health. Hawaii tops the charts in the government’s first state-by-state look.
Royce White has had one interesting basketball journey. It starts with a storied year at Iowa State, a first round pick who never played in his rookie season. White’s back home for a break, as he’s just been traded from Houston to Philadelphia.
Acupuncture can be a great stress and pain reliever. But there’s a prickly side to it that you feel in your pocketbook. Acupuncturist Kerri Casey of Minnesota Community Acupuncture saw that as a problem. “If you have to come two or three times a week, who can afford $65 dollars three times a week? It’s a very limited group of people and I knew I couldn’t afford it,” Casey said. “And I said if I can’t afford acupuncture, how are other people gonna afford that?”
A new study is making a more disturbing claim. It finds that drinking diet sodas may actually cause a number of health problems.
New research shows the U.S. is falling behind other countries in just about every measure of health, including how long people live. Two of the main reasons are poor diet and lack of exercise.