Storm Team Allergy Report

Friday, November 2nd: Pollen levels are staying low again today. Enjoy the break from your seasonal allergies.

If you suffer from itchy eyes, and a stuffy nose, you may have seasonal allergies. We will update our allergy forecast, Monday through Friday during Good Morning Northland and on WDIO.com.

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MNsure New Coverage Enrollments Lag due to Medicare Crunch

FDA to Crack Down on Menthol Cigarettes, Flavored Vapes

Today is the Great American Smokeout. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is pledging to try to ban menthol from regular cigarettes, outlaw flavors in all cigars and tighten rules regarding the sale of most flavored versions of e-cigarettes. 


US Officials Report Record Number of Tick Diseases

U.S. health officials say a record number of tick-borne diseases were reported last year. Reports rose 22 percent in one year, and Lyme disease accounts for nearly three-quarters of the illnesses.


Michigan Medicaid Approved for Drug Pricing Experiment

Michigan is the second state to receive federal approval for a drug-pricing experiment.  Supporters say the value-based purchasing program may enable the state to save money and ensure medicines are working as advertised.


Gene-Edited Food is Coming, But Will Shoppers Buy?

By early next year, the first foods made from gene-edited plants are expected to begin selling.


Doctors Revise Heart Attack Prevention Guidelines

News from an American Heart Association conference over the weekend reveals a lot about what works and what does not for preventing heart attacks and other problems.


Mayo Clinic Receives Its Largest Gift Ever

A corporate strategist from Michigan has given Mayo Clinic its largest gift ever - $200 million. The Mayo School of Medicine will be named for the philanthropist, Jay Alix.


Juul Halts Store Sales of Some E-Cigarette Flavors

Juul Labs says it has halted store sales of some flavors to deter use by kids. The nation's leading e-cigarette maker made the move ahead of an expected government crackdown on underage sales of e-cigs.


UMD Students Raise $9,000 for St. Jude Research Hospital

A group of University of Minnesota Duluth students spent their Saturday night raising money for a research hospital.


Wisconsin Gun Deer Season Opens Saturday

Wisconsin Gun Deer Season Opens Saturday


Experts: Prospects Good for Michigan's Firearms Deer Season

Drop in Wisconsin Deer Licenses Raises Funding Concerns

Senate OKs Coast Guard Bill with Ballast Water Compromise