MN Coalition Works To Bring Awareness To Colon CancerFor ten years, the Minnesota Colon Cancer Coalition has been on a mission to make the words colon, colorrectal and colonoscopy a part of the everyday language. The organization believes it can overcome the fear and decrease deaths from the largely preventable cancer. Last year thousands come out to participate in the Get Your Rear in Gear walk and run.
New Treatment Options Available For Heroin Addiction Heroin addiction has been in the spotlight after the death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, but heroin is not just a problem among the rich and famous -- it's killing Minnesotans as well. Now, there are new treatment options that doctors are using to deal with heroin addiction.
Harding Back On Ice, Not Ready To Play Yet Minnesota Wild goalie Josh Harding has been making progress toward a return to playing. Harding took part in the team skate before the Wild hosted Ottawa on Tuesday.
Two Sides Skirmish Over Sex Offender ProgramAttorneys for the residents of Minnesota's sex offender treatment program are arguing that the program doesn't work and is unconstitutional. Attorney Dan Gustafson says the treatment program is a failure because no one ever gets out.
Minn. Officials Highlight Mental Illness In Jails Law enforcement officials say Minnesota's local jails are overburdened by inmates suffering from mental illness who aren't getting the kind of treatment they need.
Panel's Recommendations For MN Sex Offender ProgramThere are about 700 sex offenders currently being treated in the Minnesota Sex Offender Program. A federal judge has warned the state, that many of them are being detained for longer than they should.
$30M Upgrade For Hazelden Creates More Privacy For PatientsMinnesota children and young adults suffering from addiction are getting a huge boost in resources to help with treatment. Hazelden's Plymouth treatment facility is getting an upgrade and expansion. By the start of next year, 32 more people will be able get months-worth of treatment.
2 New Ways To Treat Your Allergies During Peak Season It's peak allergy season – as if you didn't know already – and ragweed pollen is the culprit. It's the most common cause for seasonal allergies, and if you're having a tough time dealing with it, here are some products that doctor say could help. The first is an alternative to liquid nasal sprays that often cause uncomfortable drippage. It's an aerosol spray that's getting rave reviews.
Study: Lumpectomy, Radiation To Treat Breast Cancer Is BetterWhen a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer, choosing a course of treatment can be difficult.
Treatment Shows Promise Of Stopping Alzheimer's ProgressionA new treatment is showing promise in stopping the progression of Alzheimer's disease.
DHS: Heroin Treatment Admissions Rise Sharply In MetroThere's more evidence that heroin and prescription opiates abuse has a strong grip on the Twin Cities.