Minnesota Department of Health statistics show that over a ten-year period, the number of people in the state who may have been sickened by raw milk was 25 times higher than the number of cases traced to well-publicized outbreaks.
After a month-long journey from England, the world's largest imaging magnet has been unloaded in its new home at the University of Minnesota.
Over the past two years universities have trained, and the state has licensed, 28 dental therapists, practitioners who perform many basic dental procedures that previously only a dentist would do.
General Mills faces at least lawsuits that allege residents in a Minneapolis neighborhood suffer property damage due to chemical contamination that has migrated from a former research site into the ground beneath their homes.
Doctors say clearing a sidewalk or driveway is not worth risking your health, if the job is too big or requires too much exertion.
The high expectations and added pressures of the holiday season can make it more difficult for people suffering from anxiety, depression or drug and alcohol addictions.
After Betsy Lucas underwent a life-saving bone marrow transplant, a sense of normalcy finally returned to her family's home and sparked a new holiday tradition aimed at keeping tracks of the important things in life.
Thanksgiving is associated with more home cooking fires than any other day of the year. Busy home cooks are being urged to take extra care in the kitchen.
Minnesota doctors are no longer being urged to give 10-year-olds a booster vaccine for whooping cough as reports of the disease decline.
A 51-year-old Minnesota man is recovering after receiving the state's first "breathing" lung transplant.
Some Minnesota physicians returning from the American Heart Association meeting in Dallas say they will stick with old guidelines for determining when to use cholesterol-lowering drugs, or statins, until the validity of a new risk calculator is verified.
Doctors and researchers are supporting new guidelines on the use of statin drugs, which are widely prescribed to lower bad cholesterol. The new guidelines urge their use in a wider group of people, and not limited to those whose cholesterol numbers are not good.
State officials told residents of the Como neighborhood in Minneapolis that they want to test 200 homes to see if vapors caused by a nearby General Mills Superfund site have breached the houses.
Recent soil tests in a small section of the Como neighborhood show that vapor levels from a common solvent exceed government health limits for indoor air.State officials will hold two public meetings Tuesday to update residents in the area of the potential hazard.
The University of Minnesota hopes a new online game will spark student interest in public health careers.