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Health beat: Sleep experts advise us to power down devices way before bedtime

Sleep medicine experts want you to start thinking about your late-night habits along the lines of fast food.That bacon double-cheese...

Updated: May 31, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Blood-screening misuse puts 300 St. Paul residents at risk of infection

300 St. Paul residents are at risk of infection from blood-sugar testing at Skyline complex.

Updated: May 30, 2014, - 05:45 AM

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: May 27, 2014, - 11:12 AM

Record number of Lyme cases in 2013 has officials urging precautions

This spring is shaping up like 2013, which saw record number of ticks.

Updated: May 20, 2014, - 09:08 PM

Blue Cross ad campaign urges communal efforts to improve health in Minn.

New Blue Cross campaign seeks to promote community solutions to help people eat right and exercise.

Updated: May 20, 2014, - 06:57 AM

Lying to doctors about bad habits is a bad habit

In inventing a test to check for nicotine usage, University of Minnesota scientists made an interesting discovery: Plenty of expecting...

Updated: May 17, 2014, - 04:22 PM

U remembers Dr. John Kersey's pioneering legacy

The late Dr. John Kersey of the U was remembered for the successful bone marrow transplant that was his legacy.

Updated: May 13, 2014, - 09:37 PM

A new prescription: Eat your veggies

One of Minnesota’s largest health care providers is going to a new extreme in its struggle to combat the epidemic of childhood obesity. It has started writing prescriptions for vegetables.

Updated: May 12, 2014, - 09:32 AM

Fear of parents finding out hampers testing, treatment of STD

Chlamydia rates have risen sharply, partly because sexually active teens won’t get tested for fear their parents will find out.

Updated: May 05, 2014, - 09:50 AM

Health beat: Offhand 'surgery' costs $352, annoys patient

Be careful what you wish for — or at least agree to — when you’re at the doctor’s office.That’s the...

Updated: May 04, 2014, - 07:30 AM

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