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Parents Fear Changes To State Law As US Weighs Medical PotSome American parents who for years have used cannabis to treat severe forms of epilepsy in their children are feeling more cautious than celebratory as U.S. regulators near a decision on whether to approve the first drug derived from the marijuana plant.
US Could Back 1st Pot-Derived Medicine & Some Are WorriedA British pharmaceutical company is getting closer to a decision on whether the U.S government will approve the first prescription drug derived from the marijuana plant, but parents who for years have used cannabis to treat severe forms of epilepsy in their children are feeling more cautious than celebratory.
Health Dept. Tracking Cyclospora Outbreaks In MinnesotaTwo separate outbreaks of cyclospora have the Minnesota Department of Health asking for even healthy people to come forward.
What Exactly Is A Migraine? How Does It Work?The FDA recently approved a new kind of drug that could reduce migraines and shorten how long symptoms last.
American Red Cross Seeking Blood DonorsThe Red Cross says every two seconds, someone in this country needs a blood transfusion.
Kwik Trip Pulls Veggie Trays After Illnesses In Minn., Wis.Kwik Trip has removed some vegetable trays from its shelves after several reported illnesses in Wisconsin and Minnesota.
Reach Out, Open The Conversation, Prevent SuicideThe Centers for Disease Control found suicide rates have increased 30 percent over the last two decades across the country.
Suicide Rates Rise In Minnesota, Across U.S.New figures show Minnesota's suicide rate has jumped in recent years.
Report Shows MN Teen Pregnancy At All-Time LowA new report shows Minnesota teen pregnancy rates are at an all-time low due to delayed sexual activity and highly-effective contraception.
Minnesota's Suicide Prevention Hotline Preparing To Shut Down Minnesota's suicide crisis hotline is preparing to shut down at the end of the month following financial shortfalls.
Who Is Monitoring Minnesota's Fertility Clinics?Families are mourning the loss of their future children after freezer malfunctions at Ohio and San Francisco fertility clinics this spring.
Study: Many Breast Cancer Patients Can Skip ChemoMost women with the most common form of early-stage breast cancer can safely skip chemotherapy without hurting their chances of beating the disease, doctors are reporting from a landmark study that used genetic testing to gauge each patient's risk.

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