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TCE In Minnesota: Efforts To Phase Out CarcinogenThe neighborhood surrounding Water Gremlin in White Bear Township hadn't heard of TCE until they learned the manufacturing plant had released unsafe levels of the toxic chemical for more than 15 years.
Minnesota School Nurse Says Vaping Is 'Skyrocketing' Among StudentsThe Centers for Disease Control’s youth tobacco survey shows more than one in four teens are using e-cigarettes.
Community Meetings Address High Cost Of Insulin In MinnesotaMinnesota lawmakers are bringing the conversation about the high cost of insulin to the community.
College Campuses Working To Get Students To Kick Their Vaping HabitsThere are new calls to ban e-cigarette flavors amid the growing vaping mystery -- but the apparent risk from vaping hasn't proven strong enough to get many young users to quit.
Minnesota Obesity Rate Tops 30% For First Time; U.S. Obesity Rates Reach 'Historic Highs'The obesity rate for Minnesota residents has topped 30% for the first time, according to new national numbers.
Flu Vaccination Season Has Arrived In MinnesotaThe calendar still says summer, but it's almost time for the next season -- and we're not talking about fall.
Try These Top Yoga Studios In MinneapolisWhether you're a newbie or a seasoned pro, the city boasts lots of popular yoga options to sample in and around Minneapolis.
3 More Severe Lung Injury Cases Linked To VapingThe Minnesota Department of Health says there are 25 confirmed cases of vaping that lead to hospitalization and 12 other cases that are under review.
Doctor Warns Alcohol Is The Most Dangerous Substance To Unborn Babies“Alcohol is the most dangerous substance to the developing brain, and it's not because of its legality or it's morality, it's because of its biology,” Dr. Jeff Wozniak said.
Researchers Link Air Pollution To Increases In Violent Criminal BehaviorResearchers have found that breathing dirty air, even just for a day, can cause people to become more aggressive and violent.
'We Are Going To See More Cases': MDH Confirms Minnesota's 1st Known Case Of Vaping-Related DeathInvestigators said that the lung injury was associated with vaping illicit THC products.
Edina Residents Urged To Avoid Mirror Lake After High Blue-Green Algae Levels DetectedEdina officials are urging residents – and their pets -- to avoid contact with Mirror Lake water after high levels of algae toxins were detected.