In an Aug. 2, 2013 file photo, former Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Curt Schilling is inducted into the Phillies Wall of Fame
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  • Tobacco plants could be used to make medicine to fight diseases, like Ebola Ebola Puts Focus on Drugs Made in Tobacco Plants

    A process, known as "pharming" can produce complex and valuable proteins for medicines that could help patients with Ebola, HIV, cancer and more. Drugs could come from tobacco plants.

  • Medical Minute: Sodium Limits

    Salt is a common seasoning for most meals, but how much does it really affect your health? On average, Americans consume almost twice the recommended amount daily.

  • Robin Williams' Wife: He had Parkinson's Disease

    More information is being released in the death of Academy Award winning actor/comedian Robin Williams.  Williams' wife says he was in the early stages of Parkinson's disease and was sober at the time of his suicide.

  • Cervical Manipulative Therapy and Stroke

    Have you ever visited a chiropractor in search of relief from back and neck pain?  Now, some major medical groups are urging consumers to be aware of one technique in particular that may raise your risk of stroke.

  • Minnesota State Health Plan Among Most Generous

    A new report from the Pew Charitable Trusts says Minnesota state employees get 94 percent of their health care costs covered by insurance.

  • FDA Approves Lung Preservation Machine

    Federal health regulators have approved a novel device that can preserve donated lungs outside the body for possible transplantation into critically ill patients.

  • High Interest in Minnesota Medical Pot Production

    The state is looking to register just two manufacturers to cultivate the drug for severely ill patients. They'll need to hire a laboratory to test the medicine for safety and stability, install elaborate surveillance equipment at their facilities and may be required to draw up random routes for trucks delivering marijuana pills, liquids and vapors across the state.