MPR's medical analyst Dr. Jon Hallberg discussed the huge variations in prices for treatment at U.S. hospitals with Tom Crann of All Things Considered.
Despite disagreement in the legislature about appropriate cuts in this year's farm bill, Rep. Collin Peterson expressed optimism that it could still pass Congress this year.
Rhubarb plants are popping up all over Minnesota right now, to the joy of many and the consternation of a vocal minority.
About 10 percent of people suffer from migraine headaches at some time in their life, according to the Migraine Research Foundation. But women are more than three-times more likely to suffer from migraines than men.
Warm weather has drawn Minnesota's state bird, the loon, back to the state's lakes earlier than usual.
Much of the birds' comeback has been due to a recovery project started in the late 1970s,
What's for dinner? It's an age-old question, and one that an increasing number of local chefs are answering with an unexpected reply: Oatmeal.
A group of national medical experts say the U.S. needs to spend more on health care.
Most medical schools require that prospective students score well on a test called the Medical College Admission Test. Starting in 2015, that test will include more questions dealing with the psychological and social basis of medicine.
There's a new egg scene boiling away these days in Minnesota.quail eggs, duck eggs and even naturally green eggs. Their natural richness makes them a hit with bakers and locavores.
Tom Crann of All Things Considered spoke with Dr. Jon Hallberg on Wednesday about correlations between obesity and cancer, as well as a connection between depression and sleep disorders.
Tom Crann from MPR News All Things Considered speaks with Patrick Marley, political reporter for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel about the upcoming recall election for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker.
New medical developments this baseball season protect players from concussions and screen for performance-enhancing substances.
If you thought soda fountains had gone the way of the telegraph and the Edsel, think again. Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl joined Tom Crann on MPR's All Things Considered and said that soda fountains are back, in a big way.
It's been ten months since a tornado tore through north Minneapolis causing more than $16 million in damage to public infrastructure. City Council Member Don Samuels, who represents much of that area, speaks with MPR News.