Study Shows Link Between Low Income, DiabetesDiabetes Alert Day is on Tuesday, and a new study shows a significant link between low income and risk for the disease.
MDH: Third Minnesota Child Dies From FluAnother child has died from the flu in Minnesota. This is the third child to die this flu season, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.
MDH: Minnesota's Uninsured Rate At Historic LowThe number of people in Minnesota without health insurance is at an all-time low, according to a report from the Minnesota Health Department and University of Minnesota.
MDH: Nine People Recovering From Alfalfa Sprout E. Coli OutbreakAt least nine people in Minnesota and Wisconsin are recovering from an E. coli outbreak. The Minnesota Department of Health thinks alfalfa sprouts produced by "Jack And The Green Sprouts" are to blame.
New Data Indicates MNsure Shoppers Getting OlderMinnesota's health insurance exchange has more to worry about than just politics. Data released Wednesday from the latest round of open enrollment shows its enrollees are getting older.
The Co-Sleeping Controversy: How Safe Is It For Your Baby?Along with a new baby comes a long list of big decisions. Where the newest family member will sleep can be one of the most controversial. About 15 percent of parents say they share sleep space with their child regularly. More than half have done it at some point. It's been billed as both dangerous and beneficial.
MDH Reviews Water Testing After Temperature ErrorsMinnesota health officials are reviewing their water quality testing after discovering they evaluated samples at temperatures too hot to detect some chemical contaminants.
State Health Officials Say Flu Cases Down SignificantlyAccording to the Department of Health, last flu season more than 4,000 Minnesotans had to be hospitalized. So far this flu season, there have only been 92.
Health Officials: Syphilis Rates Spike For Minnesota WomenA jump in syphilis cases among Minnesota women is concerning health officials, the Minnesota Department of Health announced Tuesday.
MDH Warns Of Salmonella Investigation Into Powdered Nutrition ShakesOfficials at the Minnesota Department of Health say they're investigating salmonella cases linked to a brand of powdered nutrition shakes.
MDH Warns Of Water Contamination In Aging Lead PipesUsually harmless chemicals are added to the water to protect the pipes from corrosion. In April 2014, Flint tapped into its own river for water, it wasn't properly treated and stripped lead from pipes.
MDH: Health Care Costs 8 Times More For Those With Chronic DiseaseA new report from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has found that chronic disease sufferers are paying drastically more than those without chronic conditions.