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Ultraprocessed Foods May Cut Your Life ShortThe new research showed that increased consumption of ultraprocessed foods was associated with a higher risk of death over a 7-year period.
Depression During And After Pregnancy Can Be Prevented, Panel SaysUp to 1 in 7 women experience what's called perinatal depression, depression during pregnancy or after childbirth, according to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.
'You Need That Accessibility': U of M Student Association Proposes Contraceptives In Vending MachinesWhen you think of vending machines at colleges and universities, you probably think of chips and pop.
Hennepin Healthcare System CEO ResignsJon Pryor has been CEO at Hennepin Healthcare (the provider that oversees Hennepin County Medical Center) since 2013.
How Much Caffeine Is Too Much?Health experts say you are OK with caffeine up to about 400 milligrams. That's 10 cans of soda, or two 16-ounce cups of coffee, or two-and-a-half cans of energy drink.
Looks Like Pot But It's Not: Questions Surround Sale Of CBD Flowers A plant that looks and smells like marijuana has found its way onto store shelves in Minnesota. The CBD flower is derived from hemp. It's the latest product claiming to help with everything from anxiety to seizures.
Minnesota Bill Would Tax Drug Makers Over Opioid CrisisThe bill would require manufacturers and wholesalers that sell or distribute opioids in Minnesota to pay registration fees as high as $500,000. The current fee is just $235.
Forget Stand-Up Desks, 'Active Workstations' Boost Productivity & Muscle ActivityForget having a standing desk at the office, try a cycling or treadmill workstation instead.
Time To Layer Up: Sub-Zero Temps Bring Frostbite RiskTemperatures have dropped below zero the last few days, and hospitals are seeing an uptick in patients with frostbite.
FDA To Resume Inspections Of Riskiest Foods Amid ShutdownThe FDA is required to inspect facilities that handle high-risk foods once every three years, and once every five years for other foods.
Tuberculosis Outbreak Associated With MSU MankatoThe Minnesota Department of Health is investigating a tuberculosis outbreak among people associated with Minnesota State University, Mankato.
3 Bipartisan Bills Aim To Curb Minnesota's Tobacco UseThe bills would respectively strengthen Minnesota’s air law, provide help to Minnesotans to quit smoking and raise the minimum tobacco age to 21.