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Kylie's Kids: Meet Parker
There are a lot of adults calling the shots in children's hospitals, but there is also a group of kids, all former patients who also help shape the hospital's practices. One of those is Kylie's Kid Parker.
Minnehaha Park Hosts Walk For Multiple Sclerosis
Thousands of people started their Sunday with a long walk, a walk that raised money for a great cause. Walk MS: Twin Cities brought folks together at Minnehaha Park on Sunday morning.
Prince’s Death Putting A Spotlight On Opioid Addiction
While the cause of Prince's death has not been determined, reports that he suffered from opioid addiction have put a spotlight on an epidemic in Minnesota.
Lawmakers Voting On De-Funding Planned Parenthood
The Minnesota House is expected to vote Thursday night on a bill to de-fund Planned Parenthood.
Woman Shares Experience With Often-Overlooked Oral Cancer
This month doctors are trying to raise awareness about a type of cancer that dentists are often the first to notice.
New HIV Cases Higher Among Young Adults, People Of Color
State health officials announced Wednesday that new reports of HIV/AIDS in Minnesota show certain populations contracting the virus more than others.
Good Question: Why Is 10,000 Steps The Magic Number?
Chances are you have heard it before: You have to get 10,000 steps in a day to be healthy. Fitbit users are constantly reminded of this.
Kylie's Kids: Meet Tucker
Tucker is a really big sports fan in general, but especially when it comes to the Minnesota Wild. This season, the men he looks up to looked to him for inspiration.
U Of M Conference Offers Comfort To Cancer Survivors
It sounds like it would be one of the best things you could ever hear -- "You are now cancer-free." But for many, life after cancer isn't as idyllic as it sounds.
UnitedHealth To Slash Participation In ACA Exchanges
UnitedHealth's decision to slash its participation in the Affordable Care Act's insurance exchanges shows how these still-new marketplaces remain unsettled heading toward their fourth year.
'U' Study Finds Need To Increase HPV Vaccinations
A new study from the University of Minnesota School of Public Health finds that human papillomavirus vaccinations remain low.
HCMC Pressured To End Live Animal Use In Training
A national physicians group says it is time for Hennepin County Medical Center to stop using live animals for medical training. The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine wants a federal agency to investigate the Minneapolis hospital's use of...
Therapist Shares Advice For Parents Of Transgender Children
On Thursday, Angela Davis spoke with Kerry Mokalla, a clinical social worker who counsels families with transgender children.
Franken's Bill Gives Incentives To Zika Vaccine Makers
A bill that will speed up the development of treatments against the Zika virus will soon become law. Sen. Al Franken wrote the bill that will add the Zika virus to the Food and Drug Administration's Priority Review Voucher Program.
After Losing Wife To Flu, Minn. Man Has Message For Others
A Twin Cities husband wants to warn others after his pregnant wife died from complications due to the flu.
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