Harmless measles? Minn. officials want parents to know it's a deadly virus

Harmless measles? Minn. officials want parents to know it's a deadly virus

Measles' impact on children, even after they recover, can last for years.

Rare heart valve procedure at Abbott saves mother and baby

May 18
Rare heart valve procedure at Abbott saves mother and baby
The transaortic valve replacement (TAVR) bought the 28-year-old mom time, and a successful pregnancy, until open heart surgery is needed.

Why marathons are more dangerous for nearby residents than for runners

May 18
Why marathons are more dangerous for nearby residents than for runners
A recent study suggests that the far bigger cardiovascular danger is faced by older people who live in the cities where marathons are occurring and might be delayed from receiving care.
Minneapolis
11 minutes ago

Minnesota mother's lawsuit against child's gender transition is dismissed

A federal judge in St. Paul rejected the argument that her parental rights were violated.
National
33 minutes ago

Drug testing for welfare job programs to be approved

About 14,000 low-income parents who apply for Wisconsin Works job programs would be screened for drugs, and possibly tested, under a proposal expected to be approved Tuesday by a key legislative committee.
Variety
1:38pm

5 nasty Minnesota bugs to watch out for this summer

As Minnesotans, we pine for summer all winter, but we're not the only ones emerging from hibernation. To help you survive the season of bugs, here are five nasty ones to watch out for this summer.
Nation
1:32pm

Just one alcoholic drink a day increases breast-cancer risk, study says

Just one glass of wine or other alcoholic drink a day significantly raises the risk of breast cancer, while vigorous exercise such as running and…
Variety
1:20pm

Court denies appeal for egg executives in salmonella case

A father and son whose Iowa-based egg production company caused a massive 2010 salmonella outbreak cannot further appeal their sentences for misdemeanor food safety violations, according to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Variety
1:11pm

Botulism outbreak tied to nacho cheese kills 1, sickens 9

A botulism outbreak linked to contaminated nacho-cheese dip sold at a Northern California gas station has killed one man and left at least nine other people hospitalized, health officials said.
Variety
8:31am

Gehl Foods distributed nacho cheese linked to fatal botulism

The Wisconsin company that distributed the nacho cheese dip linked to a fatal botulism outbreak in California says its working with federal, state and local health officials to determine what caused the contamination.
National
May 23

Uncertainty grows as Trump delays a health care decision

Uncertainty over the future of health care is growing deeper for millions of Americans who buy their own policies.
Variety
May 23

Man dies after being sickened in apparent botulism outbreak

A botulism outbreak linked to contaminated nacho-cheese dip sold at a Northern California gas station has killed one man and left at least nine other people hospitalized, health officials said Monday.
Variety
May 22

After 9 months in space, mouse sperm yield healthy mice

After nine months in space, mouse sperm has yielded healthy mice, Japanese scientists reported Monday.
Variety
May 22

Sick dog to reunite with family 2 years after disappearing

A dog found near death will be reunited with her owners two years after she disappeared.
Variety
May 22

Video leads to charges for attack on cerebral palsy patient

A Pennsylvania man is accused of sucker punching another man outside a convenience store after making fun of him because he showed symptoms of cerebral palsy.
National
May 22

$400 billion price tag for California single-payer bill

A California bill that would eliminate health insurance companies and provide government-funded health coverage for everyone in the state would cost $400 billion and require significant tax increases, legislative analysts said Monday.
National
May 22
FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2016, file photo, Richard Spencer, who leads a...

'Alt-right' leader loses gym membership after confrontation

A leading figure in the "alt-right" movement had his gym membership revoked after a Georgetown University professor confronted him during a workout and called him…
Variety
May 22

Science Says: Medications prevent opioid addiction relapse

Remarks by a top U.S. health official have reignited a quarrel in the world of addiction and recovery: Does treating opioid addiction with medication save lives? Or does it trade one addiction for another?
Variety
May 22

Research shows aggressive treatment of sepsis can save lives

Minutes matter when it comes to treating sepsis, the killer condition that most Americans probably have never heard of, and new research shows it's time they learn.
South Metro
May 21

'Extreme alcohol consumption' at Carleton tied to initiation; 13 suspended

School cited "extreme alcohol consumption" that "resulted in harm" in letter outlining punishment.
Variety
May 21

Study finds that speeding up sepsis care can save lives

Minutes matter when it comes to treating sepsis, the killer condition that most Americans probably have never heard of, and new research shows it's time they learn.
TV & Media
May 21

Woman calls cops worried semen in thermos might explode

A Florida woman trying to get pregnant via artificial insemination called police because she feared the thermos she was using to store sperm and dry ice might explode.
Business
May 20

The jury is still out on the probiotic craze

Consumers are snapping up supplements and bacteria-enhanced beverages and snacks.