Health Department Receives $20M Over 5 Years From CDC For Heart Disease, Diabetes PreventionThe Minnesota Department of Health announced Thursday it secured more than $20 million over the next five years to put toward efforts to prevent heart disease, diabetes and stroke.
How To Avoid Salmonella In Your Thanksgiving TurkeyWith Thanksgiving a week away, health officials are warning people to properly handle and cook their holiday birds.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar Calls On CDC To Investigate Rare Polio-Like IllnessUnited States Senator Amy Klobuchar has petitioned the Centers for Disease Control to speak out on its efforts to combat a polio-like illness called acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM. Seven children have been diagnosed with AFM in Minnesota this year.
Salmonella Outbreak: CDC Says It's Drug-ResistantOfficials say dozens of people across the country have been infected with a drug-resistant strain of salmonella.
Heading Back To School? Tips To Avoid AnxietyIt's already time for kids to head back to school. With that transition can come a lot of anxiety.
What Does Screen Time Do To Our Kids?The Centers for Disease Control says kids over 8 spend between six to eight hours a day on a screen.
CDC: Gun Homicides On The RiseGun murders accounted for nearly 70.5% of total homicides from 2010 to 2016.
Food Safety Attorney Says Cyclospora Outbreak Getting WorseIllnesses from a parasite linked to gas station vegetables keep climbing across Minnesota and Wisconsin.
Suicide Rates Rise In Minnesota, Across U.S.New figures show Minnesota's suicide rate has jumped in recent years.
CDC Chief Gets Requested Cut To His Record $357K SalaryGovernment officials say the new head of the top U.S. public health agency has asked for — and will receive — a cut to his record-setting pay.
New Numbers Show Flu Season Not Done YetNew numbers show that the Influenza B is making a late-season surge.
CDC: 6 Minnesotans Infected With Zika VirusThe number of Minnesotans diagnosed with Zika virus is on the rise. The Centers for Disease Control says six Minnesotans have contracted the mosquito-borne virus after traveling abroad.
CDC: 14 American Women May Have Caught Zika Virus Through SexOn Tuesday, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said 14 possible Zika cases involve men who visited countries experiencing outbreaks.
Zika Virus Warning Causes Travel Hiccup For Minnesota CoupleWitThe rapid spread of the Zika virus prompted the World Health Organization to declare an international emergency Monday. Experts are worried about a surge in the number of babies born with birth defects in South and Central America.
CDC: Chipotle-Linked Outbreak Of E. Coli Appears OverThe federal agency that monitors public health says the outbreak of E. coli illness linked to Chipotle restaurants that sickened 60 people appears to be over.