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Spike in whooping cough in state kids points to weakening shot

An increase in cases among Minnesota grade-schoolers has become national evidence that the pertussis vaccine loses effectiveness before children receive booster doses at ages 11 or 12.

Updated: March 11, 2013, - 05:58 AM

Early childhood ed promising, but no 'vaccine' for disadvantaged

Early childhood education has emerged, nationally and in Minnesota, as a prized strategy to close the nation’s achievement gap and prepare a new generation to succeed in school and life.

Updated: March 10, 2013, - 07:04 AM

Edina teen makes his case for newborn blood screening

Edina teen advocates for newborn screening, pointing to his own case.

Updated: March 08, 2013, - 09:18 PM

Sex cases reveal systemic problems at St. Cloud Children's Home

The state faulted supervision, assessment at St. Cloud facility.

Updated: March 06, 2013, - 10:18 PM

Professor wants inquiry of U’s recruiting for drug studies

Mentally ill patients’ consent is at the center of the controversy.

Updated: February 28, 2013, - 12:31 PM

Helping schools with troubled kids

Parents urge legislators to back Gov. Dayton's plan to increase funding for school-based mental health care.

Updated: February 12, 2013, - 11:19 PM

Wife who fought over husband's care faces charges

State accuses Lana Barnes of bilking Medicaid for home care of dying spouse.

Updated: February 11, 2013, - 06:08 AM

The sense and sensibility behind new birth center

Why build a $50 million childbirth center when births and the number of women in their childbearing years are both in decline?

Updated: February 02, 2013, - 05:50 PM

Flu eases grip but takes 37 new victims

Statewide toll of 113 is well above the 2009-2010 pandemic.

Updated: January 31, 2013, - 09:48 PM

Hospital error rate in Minnesota isn't improving after 9th report

Minnesota's latest annual report on adverse medical events shows that after nine years of owning up to mistakes, hospitals and surgery centers are still making the same rare but severe errors in patient care.

Updated: January 31, 2013, - 07:58 AM

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