Food sensitivities are common in young children. BUt that doesn't always mean children will suffer from food allergies for their entire lives.
Tomorrow marks the fifth anniversary of the I-35W bridge collapse in downtown Minneapolis. On August 1, 2007, 13 people died and 145 others were injured when one of Minnesota's busiest bridges suddenly fell into the Mississippi River. MPR's Tom Crann checks in with one of the survivors of the collapse, Lindsey Petterson Walz. Even five years later, she says the events of that day still affect her in many ways.
At what point should a person seek treatment for a fever?
Whooping cough, also called pertussis, is increasing nationwide. About 18,000 cases have been reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention across the country.
MPR's Mark Steil speaks with Tom Crann of All Things Considered regarding the drought that affects parts of northwest, southwest and southeast Minnesota.
Another refugee crisis is arising in Africa -- in the Democratic Republic of Congo. This week, the United Nations Security Council condemned attacks by rebel forces in the eastern part of Congo, along the borders with Rwanda and Uganda in central Africa. A Minnesota man recently returned from the Congo and tells MPR's Tom Crann what he saw there.
Duluth Mayor Don Ness called for lawmakers to take action following a weekend where five people overdosed on heroin in the city. One of those who overdosed died.
Throughout the flooding and its aftermath, Duluth's Mayor Don Ness was thrust into the spotlight. The mayor delivers an update on the city's recovery.
Teams of bridge inspectors are blanketing northeastern Minnesota to check for damage that may have been caused by last month's flooding.
MPR's medical analyst Dr. Jon Hallberg discussed alternative uses for botox, approval of new weight-loss pills and antibiotics.
The regional vice president of Xcel Energy speaks with MPR News about whether the eastern blackouts could affect the state power grid.
A group of physicians suggest that multimorbidity should more often be treated as a group, rather than singly.
Only 111 Duluth households had flood insurance policies when the area was hit by heavy rains and flooding last week, according to the National Flood Insurance Program.
Numerous trees have been reported uprooted, which is somewhat unusual in the absence of tornadic activity.
On Monday in St. Paul, The National Alliance on Mental Illness Minnesota is co-presenting "Minds Interrupted: Stories of Lives Affected By Mental Illness" told by seven Minnesotans.