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Planned Parenthood In Money Crunch After Leaving Federal Title X Program
Study: Anti-Smoking Program Saved 4,000 Minnesotan LivesA statewide tobacco control program has saved more than 4,000 lives and $5 billion in health care and productivity costs, a new Minnesota study reports.
CDC: About 100 Cases Of Possible Vaping-Related Lung Disease In 14 StatesMore cases of lung disease are popping up across the country, possibly connected to vaping.
Minneapolis Police: Officers Responded To 4 Separate Overdoses Within 90 MinutesMinneapolis police say there were four overdoses in the city Monday morning in four separate locations -- all occurring within 90 minutes.
Minnesota Politicians Speak Out After Planned Parenthood Exits Title XAccording to Mayor Jacob Frey, about 15,000 patients are served by Title X-funded Planned Parenthood in Minneapolis, and roughly half of them rely on the funding.
What Is Ragweed & What's It Doing To Us?People who suffer from ragweed allergies shouldn’t be surprised to feel a stuffy nose or watery eyes. Doctors say mid-August is the beginning of ragweed season.
Department Of Health Identifies 49 Illnesses Linked To Lake NokomisDisease investigators have identified at least 49 people who became ill after swimming at Lake Nokomis in Minneapolis, including three lab-confirmed cases of E. coli.
Neighbors Protest Outside Manufacturing Plant Where New Contamination Found Neighbors made their voices heard Friday morning outside a manufacturing plant where crews found new contamination.
'Kurbo,' Weight Watcher's Dieting App For Kids, Concerns Eating Disorder ExpertsA new app, aimed at kids, is leaving a bad taste in experts’ mouths.
New Concerns Over Twin Cities Plant After Toxic Chemicals Found In Soil, WaterThere are renewed concerns about a manufacturing plant that illegally released a toxic chemical into the air for years.
'Nobody Should Have To Die': Lawmakers, Advocates Hold Insulin RoundtableIn front of a room of lawmakers and advocates, people living with diabetes shared their stories of the struggle to find affordable insulin.
Minneapolis Closes Lake Nokomis Beaches After 3 Young Swimmers Get IllHealth officials closed both beaches at Lake Nokomis in Minneapolis Tuesday after three kids who swam there became sick with E. coli.