Second cancers are on the rise

Second cancers are on the rise

More people are surviving cancer and are living long enough to get it again.

A hidden wound of war: Moral injury

August 29
A hidden wound of war: Moral injury
Condition has gained more attention as providers debate PTSD treatments

Nurse embeds in South Dakota Hutterite colonies to transform care

August 29
Nurse embeds in South Dakota Hutterite colonies to transform care
Nurse Kerri Lutjens has spent the past few years gaining the trust of and caring for several communities of Hutterites,
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6 San Quentin inmates ill with Legionnaires' disease

Prison officials say they have confirmed six San Quentin State Prison inmates are ill with Legionnaires' disease.
Variety
3:10pm

Missing hiker found in Sierra Nevada recovering from surgery

The family of a woman who was rescued after being stranded in the rugged Sierra Nevada for nine days said Sunday that she is recovering from surgery to set the broken bones on her lower left leg.
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Misdiagnoses are getting a closer look with help of local doctor

Doctors and safety advocates have targeted many causes of patient harm — such as bungled prescriptions, excessive imaging scans and wrong-site surgeries — but have given little attention to an equally common cause: making the wrong diagnosis.
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August 29

Pawn shop sells Jack Kevorkian's assisted suicide van

A pawn shop owner has sold an old Volkswagen van that was used by assisted suicide advocate Jack Kevorkian.
Variety
August 29

Dozens under observation as Legionnaires' hits prison

Dozens of San Quentin prisoners were under observation Saturday after an inmate was diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease, prompting a weekend halt to visitors and limited drinking water supplies at the Northern California lockup.
August 29

Illinois will be first state to lock painkiller pill bottles

Illinois will be the first state in the country to test out a pilot program that will put locking devices on some prescription painkillers to make it harder for people to abuse the drugs.
August 29

Health, election work elevated Jimmy Carter post-presidency

To Azaratu Zakaria, Jimmy Carter's battle against the Guinea worm is represented by a scar.
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August 29

Injured Mankato baby on ventilator

Authorities say a 2-month-old Mankato baby is on a ventilator after suffering serious brain injuries.
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August 29

Inmate awaiting transfer to mental health facility dies

A jail official in Portsmouth says a man awaiting transfer to a state mental health facility for months was found dead in his cell.
Local
August 29

Lawsuit claims state of Minnesota has underspent funds meant to serve the disabled

Services to thousands have been delayed, sometimes for years.
Science
August 29

Science briefs: Workaholics carry a risk of stroke

Do you worry that your workaholic ways are killing you? A new study says you may be right. In an analysis of more than half…
Science
August 29

Health briefs: Omega-3 fatty acid supplements may aid mental health

As long as seven years after getting a 12-week course of Omega-3 fatty acid supplements, new research has found that young people at very high…
Science
August 29
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The hunt for natural ingredients to replace artificial dyes has its challenges

The hunt for “natural” ingredients to replicate artificial dyes has its challenges.
Science
August 29

The secret to happiness: Generosity

If there’s a magic pill for happiness and longevity, we may have found it. Countless studies have found that generosity, both volunteering and charitable donations,…
Science
August 29

Toxic chemicals released from roasting and grinding coffee

Workers who roast and grind coffee have reason for concern about exposure to lung-destroying chemicals. A study published by the online journal “Toxicology Reports” found…
West Metro
August 29

Health beat: Life Time Fitness in St. Louis Park bets on full body scanning

  Vicki Pertiet didn’t need a fancy X-ray to tell her she was overweight, or that she didn’t like her jeans size. But the color-coded…
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August 29

Elkhorn family adopts children with facial differences

Kimberly Prendergast pushed the photo aside.
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August 28

Legionnaires' kills 2 Illinois veterans' home residents

Two residents of an Illinois veterans' home have died of Legionnaires' Disease, the Illinois Department of Public Health said Friday.
Business
August 28

UCare asks judge for spot in Minnesota's public health programs

Following arguments in court, a judge said he would rule by Sept. 4
Business
August 28

California wants to raise smoking age to 21

Pending legislation would also triple per-pack taxes.