After Beating Skin Cancer, Mother Shares Story As Warning To OthersMelanoma is the most often talked about type of skin cancer, and it can be fatal, but basal cell carcinoma is the most common kind.
Doctors At Mayo Clinic Using Viruses To Fight CancerDoctors at Mayo Clinic are using deadly viruses to fight a deadly disease.
Bacteria On Cell Phones Could Cause Skin IssuesWe are in constant contact with small amounts of bacteria all day, but our phones are growing them out of control.
Lifestyle Change Helps Minnesota Mother Lose Nearly 100 PoundsA Lakeville mom is sharing her story of how she lost weight and gained both physical and mental strength.
Cholesterol Medication: Do We Need It? Maybe Not, According To One StudyIt’s estimated around 50 percent of Americans over 40 have considered or decided to take cholesterol-lowering drugs. But a new study involving a local cardiologist suggests their chances of having a heart attack are actually minimal.
Minnesota Allergist Aims To Wipe Out Allergies By Toughening Immune SystemsBaseball games, school lunches and chocolate candy, just a few of the places you can find peanuts. But what is an indulgence for some is a demon for others.
New Guidelines Raise Age For Women To Begin Regular MammogramsNew guidelines say women should start getting mammograms at age 45, not 40. The organization also says it's OK to skip routine manual breast checks by doctors.
High Humidity Can Cause Breathing Problems, Day And NightThe humid weather leading into storms is uncomfortable, to say the least. But that stuffy air can also be dangerous, disrupting everything from sleep to breathing.
Tips For Keeping Healthy This HalloweenHalloween is the biggest holiday for candy sales, and National Confectioners Association expects candy sales to top more than $2.5 billion dollars.
Health Watch: New Vaccine Developed Against Mosquito Born Illness A new vaccine against a virus spread by mosquitos is showing promise in early tests. The virus is called Chikungunya. It showed up in the U.S. for the first time this year and can cause debilitating joint pain.
Obesity Now Recognized As Disease By AMA The nation's largest medical group has just recognized obesity as a disease. The new distinction may lead to policy changes in terms of interventions and treatments.