Health and Science Editor

Scary science: The feeling of fear has surprising benefits

Don't let the emotion scare you. Experiencing it yields some benefits.

Pickleball scores more venues in the Twin Cities, plus younger players

Pickleball gains younger players with more courts in places that emphasize fun with fitness.

New Wild Rice Retreat offers more soothing travel experience in Bayfield, Wis.

A recently opened wellness retreat center on the shore of Lake Superior introduces a whole new way to vacation.

North Coast: The 12 best Midwestern beaches to visit this summer

Don't let the coastal elites tell you that the Midwest has no beaches.

Bye, Burch – hello, grill: Chef Isaac Becker shares the secrets to making steak

After the shuttering of a favorite restaurant, chef Isaac Becker shares his secrets to perfecting steak at home.

Pandemic complications have more vacationers turning to travel agents

"Travel advisers" help folks navigate the world of changing rules and newly unfurled welcome mats.

Minnesota mom, daughter tackle BWCA camping trips in every season

Four seasonal Boundary Waters trips bring escape from the pandemic, and so much more.

Celebrate a return to travel with these 7 essential U.S. vacation destinations

While travel to many overseas destinations remains restricted, domestic travel is hot.

3 Minnesota road trips to enjoy beautiful spring scenery

These destinations offer lovely views.

Why rental car rates are soaring – and how to beat the trend

Blame the stunning rates on a massive sell-off of cars.