Department Of Health: Rare Fungal Infection Cases On The RiseThe Minnesota Department of Health says the state is seeing more cases than expected this year involving blastomycosis, a rare fungal infection, likely due to favorable environmental conditions.
MDH Investigates 27 Cases Of Severe Lung Injury Potentially Caused By VapingTwenty-seven cases of severe lung injury due to vaping in Minnesota are being investigated by the Minnesota Department of Health.
Department Of Health Identifies 49 Illnesses Linked To Lake NokomisDisease investigators have identified at least 49 people who became ill after swimming at Lake Nokomis in Minneapolis, including three lab-confirmed cases of E. coli.
MDH: Children's Minnesota Confirms 4 Cases Of Severe Lung Injury Among Teens Who Reported VapingVaping might seem a popular thing to do, but it's sending kids to the hospital.
US Fish And Wildlife Service Named As State's First Breastfeeding Friendly Federal OfficeThe U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Midwest Regional Office has been named as the state's first breastfeeding friendly federal office by the Minnesota Department of Health.
Minnesota Cancer Survivor Warns Of Radon DangersTwo years after having part of a lung removed along with 22 lymph nodes and brain radiation treatments, Rachael Drazan Malmberg is fighting back.
Abortions In Minnesota See 2% Decline In 2018Statistics released by the state Department of Health show there were 9,910 abortions performed in Minnesota in 2018, a 2% decrease from the year before. While the overall numbers declined, the number of people who traveled to Minnesota for an abortion increased by 8% over 2017, with the bulk of out-of-state residents traveling from Wisconsin.
State Health Leaders Address Pollution Investigation In White Bear TownshipFor the first time, state health leaders are answering questions about a pollution investigation WCCO has been tracking for months.
Minnesota Health Officials Reveal Plan To End HIV EpidemicThe Minnesota Department of Health has unveiled a plan, called "END HIV MN", which has the goal of ending the HIV epidemic in Minnesota.
Minnesota In Need Of More Community ParamedicsDepartment of Health officials say Minnesota needs more community paramedics to assist residents leaving the hospital in managing chronic health conditions at home.
Talking Points: Director Of Infectious Diseases, Epidemiology Discusses Measles OutbreakThe prestigious medical journal "The Lancet" lists Hennepin County as one of the U.S. counties most likely to get the next outbreak of the measles.
MDH: Number Of STD Cases Continues To Rise In MinnesotaState health officials say the number of sexually transmitted diseases continued to rise in 2018, with increases in gonorrhea, chlamydia and HIV.
Do You Take Your Coffee With CBD? Mpls. Business Gets Creative To Serve Controversial ExtractCosmic Bean Dispensary, a coffee shop that sells the hemp extract CBD, opened Friday in Minneapolis.
Researchers Make Breakthrough Discovery In Paralyzing Condition Affecting Minn. ChildrenResearchers believe that they have identified the origin behind a polio-like illness that has been affecting Minnesota children.
MDH: 7th Case Of AFM Diagnosed In MinnesotaState health officials are investigating another case of a rare illness in a child in Minnesota. There are now seven cases of Acute Flaccid Myelitis, or AFM. All the kids live in the metro, are under the age of 10 and had a virus before being diagnosed. Its symptoms are similar to polio.