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U.S. Fertility Rates Down, First-Time Moms Getting OlderFirst-time mothers in the United States grew older on average over the past decade while total fertility rates declined, a new government report shows.
Mounds View Senior Develops Device To Prep MRI PatientsMounds View High School senior Michael Cao created an app that works with VR goggles.
Salmonella Outbreak: CDC Says It's Drug-ResistantOfficials say dozens of people across the country have been infected with a drug-resistant strain of salmonella.
Attorney General Sues Insulin Makers, Alleges Price GougingMinnesota's attorney general is going after three drug manufacturers who make insulin for people with diabetes, claiming the companies are gouging diabetics with steep price increases.
How Do Pharmaceutical Companies Price Prescription Drugs?On Tuesday, the Trump administration announced it wants to require pharmaceutical companies to list the price of prescription drugs in television ads.
MDH: 7th Case Of AFM Diagnosed In MinnesotaState health officials are investigating another case of a rare illness in a child in Minnesota. There are now seven cases of Acute Flaccid Myelitis, or AFM. All the kids live in the metro, are under the age of 10 and had a virus before being diagnosed. Its symptoms are similar to polio.
Health Care Budget Woes Await Minnesota's Next GovernorCombined with previous budgetary maneuvers agreed by outgoing Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and Republicans, more than $2 billion in a new state budget and health care for millions of Minnesotans is up in the air.
WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Best Spin Class In MinnesotaIt is a little before 6 a.m. at the Douglas Dayton YMCA in downtown Minneapolis. While many of us are still counting sheep, there are close to 20 "spin-enthusiasts" that are counting down the minutes to the beginning of a grueling, hour-long spin class that will surely put them to the test.
Twin Cities Woman Undergoes Arm Surgery After Flu ShotA Twin Cities woman says she had to have surgery after getting a flu shot. The condition is called SIRVA, which stands for "Shoulder Injury Related to Vaccine Administration."
HabitAware Bracelet Can Help Break Your Bad HabitsIt's called Keen, a smart bracelet with a secret skill. It's for people who need help managing impulse control issues.
Does Low-Calorie Ice Cream Live Up To The Health Hype?About 45 million Americans go on a diet each year. We are always looking for ways to cut calories, even with our desserts. That is why low-calorie ice creams have exploded in popularity. But how healthy are these treats?
Where Jeff Johnson, Tim Walz Stand On Health CareMinnesota's top candidates for governor are mixing it up over health care. Republican Jeff Johnson said Tuesday rural hospitals could close if Democrat Tim Walz's plan passes. Walz accused Johnson of "mis-characterizing" his proposal.