Duluth
October 8
Northeastern Minnesota’s first breast milk donor depot opened at Essentia Health Tuesday. In this 2014 photo, Ariel Landsberger, who started an Inst

Got milk? Duluth breast milk donor depot opens

It's the first collection site in the region.
Business
October 8
Premade products such as some chicken salads are being recalled after a listeria outbreak.

Lawsuit filed related to ongoing listeria outbreak linked to precooked chicken products

The chicken could be in chicken salad, strips or other prepared items sold under a number of different brands.
National
October 8

MedMen's ends blockbuster deal adding to cannabis stock woes

Marijuana stocks have come down hard from their highs a year ago, and the skid isn't just spooking investors.
National
October 8

Teens to share their vaping experiences with Melania Trump

Melania Trump will hear directly from teens and young adults about their experiences with electronic cigarettes and vaping.
Variety
October 8

Johnson & Johnson, Risperdal maker hit with $8B verdict

A Philadelphia jury on Tuesday awarded $8 billion in punitive damages against Johnson & Johnson and one if its subsidiaries over a drug the companies made that the plaintiff's attorneys say is linked to the abnormal growth of female breast tissue in boys.
National
October 8

Arizona now has misgivings about Purdue opioid settlement

Arizona's attorney general is having misgivings about agreeing to Purdue Pharma's proposal to settle litigation over the opioid crisis.Attorney General Mark Brnovich, a Republican, said…
National
October 8

The Latest: Purdue says little harm to pause Sackler suits

The Latest on Purdue Pharma's settlement efforts (all times local):6:20 p.m.Purdue Pharma is telling a judge that letting lawsuits continue against the company's owners would…
National
October 8

Sanders' daughter-in-law dies at 46 after cancer diagnosis

The daughter-in-law of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has died, shortly after being diagnosed with cancer. Rainè Riggs was 46.The Lee & Martin Funeral Home…
National
October 8

Warren stands by account of once being fired for pregnancy

Elizabeth Warren is standing by her account of being fired from a teaching job nearly 50 years ago because she was pregnant — an anecdote that she routinely recounts at campaign events but one that some conservatives charge has been embellished to make the narrative more compelling for her presidential run.
Variety
October 8

Rat poison eyed in 2 California mountain lion deaths

Two Southern California mountain lions that were part of a National Park Service study have been found dead and rodent poison has been confirmed as the cause in one case and is suspected in the other.
Variety
October 8

3 sexually transmitted diseases hit new highs again in US

U.S. infections from three sexually transmitted diseases have risen for the fifth consecutive year.
National
October 8

Senate OKs bills to combat Lyme disease

The Wisconsin Senate has approved a package of bills to combat Lyme disease.
Variety
October 8
Today’s hair and clothing styles allow people to look and feel younger than their ages.

From head to toe, 5 ways we're aging better than ever

Breakthroughs in medicine, public health and technology mean we're feeling (and looking) younger than previous generations.
Variety
October 8

Doctors turn to thumbs for diagnosis and treatment by text

Dr. Anna Nguyen spoke with none of the five patients she treated on a recent weekday morning. She didn't even leave her dining room.
National
October 7

US official: Research finds uranium in Navajo women, babies

About a quarter of Navajo women and some infants who were part of a federally funded study on uranium exposure had high levels of the radioactive metal in their systems, decades after mining for Cold War weaponry ended on their reservation, a U.S. health official Monday.
Variety
October 7

Hot air balloons land hard, cause injuries in New Mexico

A hot air balloon's gondola basket caught fire, utility equipment was damaged and several people needed medical treatment Monday after hard landings at the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.
National
October 7

California OKs pharmacists to dispense HIV prevention meds

Pharmacists in California will be able to dispense HIV prevention pills to patients without a doctor's prescription after Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation Monday that supporters say will greatly reduce the spread of infection.
National
October 7
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Kroger, Walgreens to stop selling e-cigarettes in US

Two major retailers say they will no longer sell e-cigarettes in the U.S. amid mounting health questions surrounding vaping.
National
October 7

Mississippi defends 15-week abortion ban in appeals court

A federal court that rejected Mississippi's 15-week abortion ban should have let the state present evidence about whether a fetus experiences pain, an attorney for the state argued Monday.
National
October 7

First lady calls for end of e-cigarette marketing to youth

Melania Trump said Monday that companies "must stop" marketing e-cigarettes to children, saying they are addictive and dangerous.