An increase in fruits and vegetables offered by Minnesota high school lunch programs could be, well, fruitless if school districts don't also cut down on unhealthy snacks available to students.
Updated: December 30, 2012, - 07:35 PM
More than 20,000 adolescents and teens in the United States now have Type 2 diabetes, compared with almost none 20 years ago. And the worst might be ahead.
Updated: December 30, 2012, - 01:22 PM
The state's progress in harder-to-place adoptions is a new start in life for lots of kids once stuck in the foster system.
Updated: December 23, 2012, - 08:36 AM
Racial gaps persist, but state saw broad declines in smoking, drinking and teen sex.
Updated: December 12, 2012, - 10:53 PM
Reading and "executive" skills can help homeless or highly mobile students overcome long odds, according to U researchers.
Updated: December 12, 2012, - 12:11 AM
Care providers brace for an indiscriminate crackdown as the state weighs tougher rules.
Updated: December 09, 2012, - 03:09 PM
Minnesota ranks 12th in spending to combat tobacco use, but an advocacy group says the state should spend considerably more.
Updated: December 07, 2012, - 11:08 PM
Police and treatment officials report a growing number of similar burglaries -- in which thieves bypass expensive TV sets and silverware for pills.
Updated: November 30, 2012, - 09:40 AM
In a run that defied odds, the University of Minnesota Medical Center assisted with 19 consecutive births of baby boys.
Updated: November 26, 2012, - 11:22 PM