Kanani Ali held her Paris-themed coffee cup in French class. One of her dreams is to attend American University in Paris to become fluent in French an

Richfield teen fights back from rare, polio-like disorder

Kanani Ali hopes her recovery from acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM, will inspire other afflicted kids.

Telemedicine in reverse: Rural Minn. doctors exporting their craft

December 8
Telemedicine isn’t just a one-way street from the cities to the sticks.
Telemedicine isn't just a one-way street from the cities to the sticks.

Breast implants reveal problems in tracking devices

December 6
Jamee Cook poses for a photo at Rayburn House Office Building after meeting with congressional leaders on Capitol Hill, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, in Wa
Device makers were allowed for years to report injuries in bulk, not individual cases. It's a practice that health advocates say obscures the true volume of malfunctions.
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Ex-Target pharmacist wins $570K after alleging retailer broke Medicaid rules

Ex-Target pharmacist wins $570K after alleging retailer broke Medicaid rules

Target will play $3 million, split between the federal government and the state of Massachusetts.
National
December 10

State officials confirm 11 CWD infections on deer farm

Wisconsin agriculture officials have confirmed 11 more cases of chronic wasting disease on a Washington County deer farm.
Celebrities
December 10

'Modern Family's' Sarah Hyland had second kidney transplant

"Modern Family" star Sarah Hyland says she had a second kidney transplant last year, replacing a kidney from her father with another from her brother.
December 10

Record count reported for mysterious paralyzing illness

This year has seen a record number of cases of a mysterious paralyzing illness in children, U.S. health officials said Monday.
National
December 10
The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear a case involving Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood. Lower courts in two states had blocke

Justices won't hear states' appeal over Planned Parenthood

The Supreme Court on Monday avoided a high-profile case by rejecting appeals from Kansas and Louisiana in their effort to strip Medicaid money from Planned Parenthood, over the dissenting votes of three justices.
Variety
December 10

Mental health workers start weeklong strike in California

Thousands of Kaiser Permanente mental health professionals throughout California started a weeklong strike Monday to protest what they say is a lack of staffing that affects care.
National
December 10

AP FACT CHECK: Prosecutors' filings do not exonerate Trump

President Donald Trump is in denial when it comes to the Russia investigation and other scandals besieging him.
Music
December 10

Spice Girl Mel B cancels event after severe injury, surgery

Spice Girl Melanie Brown has suffered an unexplained injury in New York that required surgery to prevent her from losing her hand.
Variety
December 10

Woman burned in Muskego house fire, expected to be OK

A Muskego woman suffered burns in an early morning house fire but is expected to be OK.
Variety
December 10

Wisconsin family starts support group after son's suicide

When Kristi TeRonde-Heimerl's brother Rodney killed himself in 1979 she was just 11 years old.
Variety
December 9

Lawyer: Mom accused in son's decapitation 'mentally ill'

The attorney for a Houston woman accused of drowning and decapitating her 5-year-old son says she is a "very mentally ill individual."
Variety
December 9

Jury deliberations to resume latest meningitis outbreak case

Jury deliberations are continuing in the case of six former employees of the Massachusetts facility responsible for the 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak that killed 76 people and sickened hundreds.
National
December 8

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's trade claims, Paris protesters' chant

Eager for a historic trade agreement, President Donald Trump is claiming done deals with China that aren't measuring up to the hype.
Variety
December 8

Milwaukee task forces release drug overdose recommendations

Increasing access to resources and education are among the list of recommendations city and county officials in Milwaukee have proposed to fight overdose deaths caused by drugs.
Inspired
December 8
Dr. Erik Bostrom sews and embroiders blankets for every baby he delivers, including Reese Hietalati, held here by mom Lacie.

Rural Minnesota doctor sews a baby blanket for every newborn he delivers

Dr. Erik Bostrom of Aitkin isn't an obstetrician. But in rural hospitals, delivering babies is part of a family doctor's job. And for Bostrom, it's become his favorite part.
Variety
December 8

Puppy helps Wisconsin woman find heart donor's family

She couldn't bring herself to write the letter. The weight of guilt was too great.
Local
December 7

Northern Minnesota senior home's license suspended for multiple health and safety violations

Inspectors found serious health and safety violations that pose "an imminent risk" to its residents.
Variety
December 7

Medical marijuana user, 78, evicted from subsidized housing

A 78-year-old man who relies on medical marijuana for back pain finds himself homeless after being evicted from federally subsidized housing in a case complicated by conflicting state and federal marijuana rules.
National
December 7

A look at where companies stand on marijuana business

When Canada legalized recreational marijuana in October, it emerged as the world leader in the industry — and U.S. companies are scrambling to get in on the action. Uruguay may have been the first country to legalize pot, but the South American country's market is dwarfed by Canada's. And while a majority of U.S. states have legalized marijuana to varying degrees, contradictory federal laws have U.S. companies reluctant to invest here. So they are sending their money north.
Variety
December 7

11 patients at UW Hospital developed Legionnaires' disease

Eleven patients at UW Hospital developed Legionnaires' disease, apparently due to bacteria in the hospital's hot water system.