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Why Do Our Noses Run When It's Cold?Later this week, the temperatures are once again expected to dip below zero. That means there’s a good chance your nose will start dripping when you step outside.
Allina To Implement Visitor Restrictions Citing Widespread InfluenzaAllina Health announced Monday it will temporarily impose visitor restrictions at all of its hospitals due to widespread influenza.
Children Get Free Dental Work During 'Give Kids A Smile Event'Kids in need of some dental work have the chance to get it for free.
‘It Can Happen Anywhere’: How To Protect Yourself From Radon Exposure
MNsure Reports Record Of Nearly 124,000 Health Care Sign-UpsMinnesota's state-run health insurance exchange has achieved a record number of sign-ups in its sixth open enrollment period.
Wis. Gov. Evers Say He May Make '1st Step' Toward Medical Pot LegalizationEvers was asked about his views on marijuana and said he favors legalization but doesn't want to rush it.
Do Supplements Really Help Prevent Colds?Vitamins such as zinc and vitamin C are often seen as cold and flu-fighting supplements that, when taken in high doses, can help prevent or shorten sickness. But research doesn’t necessarily prove that to be the case.
U Of M Receives Walton Family Grant To Address Global Medical Supply ShortageThe University of Minnesota will help address worldwide medical supply shortages with a $5.4 million gift from the Walton Family Foundation.
Government Shutdown Impacting FDA InspectionsIn the past year, everything from romaine lettuce to cereal has been recalled by the Food and Drug Administration. But now, there are new food concerns in light of the partial government shutdown.
Hockey With A Heart: Rival Teams Unite For Cancer FundraiserSt. Thomas Academy and Cretin-Derham Hall are used to battling it out on the ice, but the game was about much more than the scoreboard Tuesday night.
The 2019 Minnesota Legislature Is Now In SessionThe 2019 Minnesota Legislature got off to a fast start at the State Capitol in St. Paul Tuesday.
US Cancer Rate Continues To DeclineHealth advocates are celebrating a medical milestone. The number of Americans dying from cancer is dropping.