MDH: Fentanyl Contributes To Surge In Opioid-Related Deaths In 2017Preliminary data shows that Minnesota in 2017 experienced a surge in deaths caused by fentanyl, a powerful synthetic opioid.
Minnesota Sees Another Spike In STD CasesState health officials say sexually transmitted diseases continue to rise in Minnesota, with record numbers of chlamydia and hepatitis C cases reported last year.
Study: Minnesotans Live Longer, Healthier Lives Than Most Other U.S. ResidentsMinnesotans live longer, healthier lives than residents of most other states, according to a new study.
Dayton Introduces Legislation To Fight Elder AbuseGovernor Mark Dayton is taking action to help protect Minnesota seniors.
Report: State's Neglect Of Elder Abuse Cases 'Deep And Pervasive'A scathing report was released Tuesday about a state agency charged with investigating elder abuse in Minnesota.
Relatives Of Elder Abuse Victims Give Powerful Testimony At Capitol HearingDozens of families demanded action at the State Capitol Wednesday after their loved ones were abused in Minnesota senior care facilities.
Minnesota Reports 116,000 Jump In UninsuredMinnesota says the number of people without health insurance in the state jumped by 116,000 in the past two years.
Opioid Overodose & PreventionMinnesota lawmakers Chris Eaton and Dave Baker have both lost family members to opioid overdoses.
Health Officials Report 3 More Child Deaths From FluState health officials say three more children died last week from influenza.
Flu Season Showing Few Signs Of Letting GoAccording to the Minnesota Department of Health, this flu season is shaping up to be among the more severe of recent years.
Minn. Senate Committee Hears Elder Abuse CasesMinnesota state officials say it will take at least six months to clear a massive backlog of abuse complaints at senior care facilities around the state.
How You Can Protect Yourself, And Others, From The FluState health officials say the high number of hospitalizations so far this season is alarming, and the concern is that flu cases can last until May.