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.
Good Question: What Do Healthy Bodies Look Like?Barbie has stood 11-and-a-half-inches tall -- with a shape that defies reality -- since 1959. But Mattel announced Thursday that the world's most famous doll is getting a makeover.
CDC: Zika Virus In Minnesota, No Threat Of SpreadingOfficials with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) say a traveler returning from Central America brought the Zika virus to Minnesota.
Good Question: How Long Will Our Kids And Grandkids Live?Life expectancy in the U.S. has only increased by about five years since 1980. Some scientists debate whether that trend will continue. So, how long will our kids and grandkids live? Good Question.
Zika Virus Prompts Travel Warning For Pregnant Women A travel warning from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) may have some Minnesotans rethinking their winter getaway.
Good Question: Why Are Women Waiting Longer To Have Kids?A report released by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on Thursday finds women are waiting longer to have children.
Good Question: Are We Winning The War Against HIV/AIDS?Actor Charlie Sheen announced Tuesday morning that he is HIV-positive. He said he has known about the diagnosis for four years and has been taking daily antiretroviral medications to stay healthy. "It's a hard three letters to absorb," Sheen said.
Thanksgiving Turkey Prices Impacted By Bird FluSo much of the turkey talk this year has been about the bird flu. Minnesota was one of a handful of states that saw an epidemic that wiped out millions of turkeys.
Mayo Developing Blood Test For Concussion DetectionDays after the Vikings' quarterback took a major hit to the head, new research suggests there may be a new way to detect concussions by way of a simple blood test. Researchers at Orlando Health found that a blood test correctly identified traumatic brain injuries in 94 percent of the cases studied.
'Teal Pumpkin Project' Eases Fears For Children With Allergies On HalloweenPeople came together in Maple Grove Saturday to spread the word about the "Teal Pumpkin Project." Homes that display a teal pumpkin outside on Halloween signals that it's allergy friendly.
Binge Drinking Costs Minnesota Billions, Study SaysThe Centers for Disease Control found excessive drinking cost the U.S. $249 billion in 2010. The dollar figure covers everything from disease to crimes where alcohol played a role. Minnesota accounted for $3.8 billion and Wisconsin $4.4 billion.
Too Few Teens Get HPV Vaccine, Health Department SaysToo few teens are getting the HPV vaccine, leaving them at risk for several types of cancer, according to the Centers for Disease Control.