Reading and responding to text messages while asleep — called “sleep texting” — is an abnormal sleep behavior, similar to sleepwalking. It’s also a growing concern among doctors grappling with a sleep-deprived population: young people who can’t be separated from their cellphones.
Updated: December 06, 2013, - 09:54 AM
Can an app help you stop smoking or lose weight? More people are “gaming” their path to living a healthier life.
Updated: November 25, 2013, - 01:22 PM
Forget breaking a sweat on the treadmill. How about executing an arm bar or a rear-naked choke? Everyday people are looking to mixed martial arts for a fun and challenging workout – minus the blood.
Updated: November 18, 2013, - 06:51 PM
Scientists are learning more about the disease, but there’s no foolproof tool to protect us. Try this quiz to see...
Updated: November 18, 2013, - 01:50 PM
Using unorthodox methods, University of Minnesota kinesiology professor Thomas Stoffregen is questioning everything we know about motion sickness.
Updated: November 05, 2013, - 11:09 AM
Salt therapy, an old-fashioned treatment for respiratory illnesses and skin problems, is making a comeback.
Updated: October 24, 2013, - 05:58 PM
The cookie, chock full of sugar and fat, stimulated the “pleasure center” in rats more than cocaine.
Updated: October 20, 2013, - 04:00 PM
Five years after bitter debate over an upstart terror group divided their Minnesota community, Somalis stand against Al-Shabab.
Updated: September 29, 2013, - 05:06 PM
A touring college is bringing “rock star” professors to the Twin Cities for a day of evocative classes.
Updated: September 26, 2013, - 09:55 AM