Lung cancer is currently the deadliest cancer, followed by colorectal and breast. But deaths from pancreatic and liver cancer are on the rise.
Five years from now, the Minneapolis Public School District will look much different. Enrollment is up significantly and it’s expected to continue to rise by 3,300 students, and that means there’s a need for more space.
The CDC has issued a warning to doctors about prescribing painkillers to women. Overdoses among women rose 400-percent between 1999 and 2010.
Green thumbs know that after hours of gardening, knees can get sore. But there’s a new concept of gardening that will help.
Minnesota health officials say the number of HIV cases reported to the state increased 8 percent in 2012 compared to the previous year.
Prescription painkillers like oxycodone and hydrocodone are being prescribed in Minnesota in greater numbers than ever before, with legal distribution of all opioids increasing by 72 percent statewide from 2005 to 2011, according to a joint investigation by the St. Paul Pioneer Press and the Duluth News Tribune.
Heating costs hit record lows because of last year’s mild winter, but predictions of a “normal” season this year could mean a big increase.
Most of us take for granted that we’re physically and mentally able of getting a job. But four out of five people with disabilities don’t take part in the workforce. A local nonprofit is trying to change that, with the help of some very large local businesses.
It’ll cost you a little more to get into the great Minnesota get-together this year.
In a tough economy, getting a job can be the toughest job of all. But for people like Mary Kester, try finding work when you’re disabled.
Feeling a little backed up on the highway? You’re not alone. A freeway traffic study shows congestion increased between 2009 and 2010 by more than 3 percent.