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Minnesota residents reversing obesity trend in a big way

Sharp change coincides with state fitness grants going to trails, farmers markets and school programs.

Updated: April 21, 2015, - 12:20 AM

U infertility clinic to close this summer as competition closes in

The Reproductive Medicine Center in Minneapolis — the first in the state to perform in vitro fertilization — will be open until June 30.

Updated: April 17, 2015, - 08:03 PM

With another record year for STDs, Minnesota calls notification essential

Chlamydia continues to be the most commonly reported sexually transmitted disease in Minnesota, while the rate of syphilis cases grew fastest among men who have sex with other men, and a few women.

Updated: April 17, 2015, - 02:13 AM

Health beat: Minnesota's stillbirth mystery gaining attention

The rising rate of babies born lifeless has piqued the concern of Minnesota health officials, and now it has triggered action in the Legislature.

Updated: April 17, 2015, - 01:15 AM

As Ebola outbreak calms down, U must wait to test vaccines

Experiment now pointless in Liberia after country’s success in controlling virus.

Updated: April 16, 2015, - 07:51 AM

Health beat: Making the case for health equity a tough sell

Dr. Ed Ehlinger challenged state health care leaders this week to stop “admiring the problem” of health inequity — the...

Updated: April 10, 2015, - 12:02 AM

U psychiatry chairman steps down after concerns with research

The decision, announced Thursday, follows growing concern about psychiatric research and recruiting ethics and safety protocols at the University of Minnesota.

Updated: April 09, 2015, - 08:39 PM

Dakota County: Day care provider, man accused of manslaughter in separate infant deaths

Caregivers are accused of manslaughter after infants died of “positional asphyxia,” according to the medical examiner.

Updated: April 03, 2015, - 10:51 PM

It's good to be old in Minnesota

Forget the flight to Snowbird states, Minnesota seniors: It turns out that the healthiest place to grow old is right here. For the second year in a row, Minnesota came in first in the United Health Foundation ranking of healthiest states for senior citizens.

Updated: March 30, 2015, - 10:12 AM

Health beat: Cancer drug costs are an ill lacking a cure

Dr. Vincent Rajkumar has little incentive to care about the skyrocketing cost of cancer drugs. Prescribing them like a drunken...

Updated: March 28, 2015, - 07:49 PM

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