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  • Study: 1 in 5 Minn. Mental Health Patients Stuck in Hospital Psychiatric Setting

    A new study provides Minnesota's most detailed look yet at a big part of the state's mental health crisis, and the reasons why many patients aren't getting the care they need when they need it.

  • Big Losses for Minn. Medical Marijuana Providers

    Minnesota's two licensed medical marijuana manufacturers each posted millions of dollars in losses in their first full year of operations, according to financial documents obtained by The Associated Press.

  • US Government Won't Reclassify Marijuana, But Allows Research

    The Obama administration will keep marijuana on the list of the most dangerous drugs, despite growing popular support for legalization, but will allow more research into its possible medical benefits, the Drug Enforcement Administration announced Thursday.

  • Lung Cancer Survivor Bikes 165 Miles With One Lung

    Gary Brausen, a resident of Bloomington, MN and a lung cancer survivor, rode his bike 165 miles from White Bear Lake to Duluth this weekend. Twenty-eight friends and family members joined the trek to Duluth the raise money for lung cancer detection and treatment.

  • Medical Benefits of Dental Floss Unproven

    The Associated Press looked at the most rigorous research conducted over the past decade, focusing on 25 studies that generally compared the use of a toothbrush with the combination of toothbrushes and floss. The studies found the evidence for flossing was "weak" and "very unreliable."

  • Nearly 500 Minn. Pain Patients are Ready to Buy Medical Marijuana

    Minnesota residents with a handful of serious conditions have been buying medical marijuana for more than a year. But Monday marks a new chapter in Minnesota's medical marijuana program: Patients with serious pain can being using it, too.

  • 'Zika is Now Here': Mosquitoes Spreading Virus in US

    Mosquitoes have apparently begun spreading the Zika virus on the U.S. mainland for the first time, health officials said Friday in a long-feared turn in the epidemic that is sweeping Latin America and the Caribbean. Four recently infected people in the Miami area - one woman and three men - are believed to have contracted the virus locally through mosquito bites, Gov. Rick Scott said at a news conference.







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