Two people were charged in Dakota County Friday in separate cases involving the deaths of infants. The Dakota County Attorney’s office charged 46-year-old Paul Richard Sandell and 63-year-old Janet Marie Kartheiser with one count each of second-degree manslaughter.
Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.
Researchers at the Minnesota Department of Health found that one in 10 babies along the state’s North Shore had high levels of mercury.
The Minnesota Health Department says a 12-month-old Dakota County resident is in critical condition with a measles infection. A second infant is also hospitalized with measles.
Parents in Hennepin County are being told to not let their infants sleep in their bed. Health care providers say it is a matter of making sure the child’s sleeping conditions are safe.
The Minnesota Department of Health is investigating a case of measles in an infant who lives in Minneapolis.
Good eating habits need to start young — really young, as in the first months of infancy.