For the first time in the 15-year history of the statewide smoking survey, Minnesota's youngest adults were no longer the most likely to smoke.
Updated: January 23, 2015, - 01:49 PM
Many of the thorniest issues in health care in recent years have had to do with chronic, long-term pain.Regulators have...
Updated: January 22, 2015, - 07:42 PM
13 percent decline vindicates sex ed that focuses on decisionmaking, health officials say.
Updated: January 21, 2015, - 10:52 PM
An issue simmering since the Twin Cities’ nurse picket of 2010 remains unresolved, to union’s frustration.
Updated: January 19, 2015, - 09:21 PM
A trippy new patient room at Children’s Hospital in Minneapolis is capable of producing an orange scent, or piping musical vibrations to a comfy chair, as part of the hospital’s movement away from conventional drugs and toward alternatives to help children in pain.
Updated: January 19, 2015, - 09:03 AM
Study compares health by national origin and native language. State officials have been drawing attention to disparities.
Updated: January 17, 2015, - 10:48 PM
The latest influenza figures from the Minnesota Department of Health suggest this severe flu season might have peaked.Hospitalizations in the...
Updated: January 16, 2015, - 12:02 AM
After reading about influenza-related deaths and hospitalizations, people often ask me whether or not flu victims had been vaccinated.It’s a...
Updated: January 15, 2015, - 11:27 PM
Health Department spent over $1 million.
Updated: January 14, 2015, - 08:21 PM