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Decline in child obesity linked to motivation and means

Across Minnesota, low-income children are eating better and losing weight..The numbers in the state declined from 13.4 percent in 2008 to 12.6 percent in 2011, according to a much-anticipated report.

Updated: August 17, 2013, - 06:41 AM

Minnesota patients reveal the best and worst clinics

About three-fourths of those responding gave Minnesota clinics excellent ratings in a 2012 survey.

Updated: August 15, 2013, - 09:45 AM

Minn. patients give good ratings to clinics

Seventy-eight percent of Mn. patients gave their cilnic an excellent rating and these rankings are highly valued according to Dr....

Updated: August 14, 2013, - 11:08 PM

Brain injury patient Ellie Cizek fights for time and money

Insurance limits often cut off therapy in the middle of recovery for patients such as Ellie Cizek, 20, who lost memory and thinking skills on the Colorado ski slopes last January, when she glanced off a chairlift post and slammed headfirst into a tree.

Updated: August 13, 2013, - 07:27 AM

Minnesota working to break down cultural barriers to breast-feeding

Even though the practice has proven health benefits for infants and backing from the U.S. surgeon general, advocates have discovered pockets of skepticism and outright resistance in Minnesota’s increasingly diverse population.

Updated: August 05, 2013, - 11:45 AM

Aug. 5: Running of bulls at Canterbury has some seeing red

A promotional group recently announced the Great Bull Run series that will pit man vs. beast in 10 locations around the U.S. over the next year — including a tentative date at Canterbury Park horse race track on May 14.

Updated: August 05, 2013, - 07:51 AM

'Victory Games' camp: Winning by losing, sometimes

New “Victory Games” camp is all about winning and losing and the benefits from both experiences.

Updated: July 24, 2013, - 10:16 PM

Cold Spring nursing home cited for neglect in resident's death

In wake of Cold Spring case, state calls on all nursing homes to review their use of bed rails.

Updated: July 24, 2013, - 09:33 PM

Opera Camp has these kids singing a new aria

Mill City performers teach the nuances of their craft to teens.

Updated: July 18, 2013, - 08:59 PM

Mill City Summer Opera sparks a passion in kids

The Mill City Summer Opera, partnering with the Lundstrum Center for Performing Arts, immerses kids in four weeks of music,...

Updated: July 18, 2013, - 08:57 PM

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