Most of the doctors polled at a Minnesota Medical Association forum oppose the legislation that legalizes medical marijuana. The bill passes a Minnesota House committee Wednesday, but still has a long road ahead in the Legislature.
Forty percent of us suffer from some kind of seasonal allergies. But the best relief – allergy shots injected monthly or even weekly – can be painful. But Tuesday, the Food and Drug Administration will consider approving an allergy tablet that gives the same kind of help, but without the pain. After years of suffering, Kris Phillips needs a weekly trip to the doctor to get relief. “My allergies are under control,” Phillips said. “I can sleep through the night and not get up 10 different times because I can’t breathe.”
The fight over legalizing medical marijuana moves to the State Capitol again next month. For some Minnesota families, a cannabis law can’t come soon enough. WCCO shares the battle two Minnesota families are fighting, believing that marijuana is the seed to a new life for their sick kids.
Deborah Cohen takes on her double-mastectomy with joy and a Beyonce dance.
It’s peak allergy season – as if you didn’t know already – and ragweed pollen is the culprit. It’s the most common cause for seasonal allergies, and if you’re having a tough time dealing with it, here are some products that doctor say could help. The first is an alternative to liquid nasal sprays that often cause uncomfortable drippage. It’s an aerosol spray that’s getting rave reviews.
In Monday’s Health Watch, a new study shows more kids are getting accidentally poisoned by prescription drugs.
A new study says that doctors tend to be kinder to thinner patients compared to overweight patients.
A.D.H.D. diagnosis is on the rise among U.S. children. Why the sudden rise and what is being done?
A 43-year-old Kimball, Minn., nurse was sentenced to two years in prison Wednesday after pleading guilty to siphoning medicine from IV bags at a St. Cloud hospital, the Justice Department said.
A new study which measured the financial impact of veterinary medicine in Minnesota finds it contributes $1.5 billion annually to the state’s economy.
When I started having insomnia and feeling run down and irritable, I knew I needed more than a cup of coffee.
The Supreme Court unanimously tossed out medical patent claims for Prometheus Laboratories on Tuesday for a test that could help doctors set drug doses for autoimmune diseases like Crohn’s disease, a decision that could affect the burgeoning field of personalized medicine.
You’ll soon have the chance to get rid of unwanted prescription medications, as Hennepin County will have three locations to drop them off.
A 29-year-old Rutledge woman has been arrested for allegedly using the identities of several people to fill fraudulent prescriptions.
A severe shortage of drugs for chemotherapy, infections and other serious ailments is endangering patients and forcing hospitals to buy life-saving medications from secondary suppliers at huge markups because they can’t get them any other way.