Emily Kaiser Feature Archive

The Mayo Clinic CEO and two veteran reporters discussed the long history of the Medicare fix, and how a gridlocked Congress got to a solution. (MPR News Update, 04/15/2015)
A legislative audit found the University ignored "serious ethical issues" in its handling of a mentally ill drug trial patient a decade ago. That patient, Dan Markingson, committed suicide in 2004 while participating in the trial. (MPR News Update, 04/13/2015)
Pat Arndt, Minnesota State Parks and Trails communications and outreach manager, offers ideas and tips for your spring and summer adventures. ( 04/03/2015)
Dr. H. Gilbert Welch argues that Americans seek out tests, treatments and attention from doctors and "too many people are being tested and exposed to the harmful effects of the testing process." ( 04/01/2015)
Your children are likely to experiment with drugs or alcohol at some point. If you have to draw a hard line on marijuana or alcohol, which should you choose? ( 03/20/2015)
We gave some love to the basement barley out there with two guests who discuss what's on the horizon in Minnesota's home-brewing scene and offer tips and suggestions for rookies. ( 03/20/2015)
We discussed the current state of work-life balance today and what can be done to improve it. ( 03/17/2015)
We invited two recent graduates and a professor to talk about the things they wish they would've known when they were students. ( 03/13/2015)
Mary Meyer, professor of horticulture at the University of Minnesota, offers gardening tips and answered listener questions. ( 03/12/2015)
It's a nice legend, but slaves probably didn't use maps sewn in quilts to safely navigate north. (MPR News Update, 03/09/2015)
As the population of men working the Bakken oil region of North Dakota skyrocketed, the sex trade boomed too. ( 03/04/2015)
Amy Lindgren joins MPR News with Kerri Miller every other month for advice about jobs and careers. ( 03/02/2015)
The Wall Street Journal's Russell Gold has been following the issue closely and spoke to MPR News to answer listener questions. ( 02/26/2015)
General Mills plans to cut the amount of sugar in its Yoplait Original yogurt by more than 25 percent. That reformulated Yoplait comes amid a growing public debate about sugar and how it affects our health. ( 02/24/2015)
Nina Teicholz, author of "The Big Fat Surprise" discussed the changes and why she thinks the guidelines are based on weak science. ( 02/24/2015)