Alarmed by a rise in deaths among children in day care, a Faribault lawmaker has proposed that Minnesota hold child-care providers to a tougher standard of safe sleep practices.
Updated: May 10, 2012, - 11:44 AM
More Minnesota children are dying in day care, mostly at in-home providers.
Updated: May 07, 2012, - 10:41 AM
Minnesota has some of the leanest training requirements in the nation with respect to preventing SIDS and limiting other infant hazards at licensed family child care.
Updated: May 05, 2012, - 11:22 PM
State officials vow to take swifter action against centers that consistently disregard safety rules.
Updated: May 05, 2012, - 09:42 AM
On his 90th birthday, Lawrence Brown received a gift from his children and grandchildren -- a list titled "90 Important Things About Papa.'' It ranged from everyday qualities such as "baseball player" and "mini-van driver" to obscure titles such as "grammar police" and "pretend movie hater."
Updated: March 21, 2012, - 11:52 PM
Healthy Legacy of Minnesota said 99 items were tested, including items from Claire's and Target.
Updated: March 13, 2012, - 08:16 PM
Recent state and federal laws may be helping young adults, even as the overall uninsured rate remains high.
Updated: March 06, 2012, - 08:59 PM
Minnesota officials are reporting a handful of doctors to the state medical board for potential disciplinary action because of the amount of addictive painkillers and potent psychotropic drugs they have prescribed.
Updated: February 29, 2012, - 11:27 PM
The disparity is biggest for those with advanced degrees, study says.
Updated: February 28, 2012, - 10:06 PM