Desperate search for care reveals Minnesota's mental health crisis
Newly available data analyzed by the Star Tribune reveals how medical insurers and Medicaid pay hospitals for psychoses treatment at a much lower per-day rate than other common physical conditions.
Minnesota legislators push task force to explore legalizing psychedelic medicine
The proposal has bipartisan backing for its potential to treat trauma and PTSD.
COVID-19 levels decline sharply in Twin Cities wastewater
Hospitalizations and the number of patients requiring intensive care in Minnesota are also down.
Vatican: Pope to be hospitalized for days for lung infection
Pope Francis was hospitalized with a lung infection Wednesday after experiencing difficulty breathing in recent days and will remain in the hospital for several days of treatment, the Vatican said.
Transgender bill spurs competing rallies at Kentucky Capitol
In the midst of transgender-rights advocates rallying outside Kentucky's Capitol, trans teenager Sun Pacyga held up a sign Wednesday summing up a grim review of Republican legislation aimed at banning access to gender-affirming health care. The sign read: ''Our blood is on your hands.''
FDA approves over-the-counter Narcan. Here's what it means
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved selling the leading version of naloxone without a prescription, setting the overdose-reversing drug on course to become the first opioid treatment drug to be sold over the counter.
A different March Madness: Online hate for the athletes
It wasn't so much that social media was criticizing his son. That happens sometimes — especially after a loss like THAT.
Social issues dominate in Women's Hall of Fame's new class
A new group of National Women's Hall of Fame inductees includes social justice pioneers, groundbreaking physicians and women who have championed Jewish feminist theology and the financial well-being of Native Americans, the institute announced Wednesday.
Damar Hamlin's cardiac arrest prompts call from pro leagues to protect young Minnesota athletes
Coalition seeks same level of protection for high school athletes that saved an NFL player from a cardiac arrest last season.
Elephant in the dining room: Startup makes mammoth meatball
Throw another mammoth on the barbie?
At trial, Minnesota says e-cigarette maker Juul targets kids
Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison personally opened his state's case against Juul Labs on Tuesday, accusing the e-cigarette maker of using ''slick products, clever ads and attractive flavors'' to hook children on nicotine as the first of thousands of cases against the company reached trial.
Mayor: Philadelphia water will not be tainted by spill
Philadelphia officials say the city's water system will not be affected by a chemical spill into the Delaware River upstream last week.
Wyoming abortion clinic fire suspect to go free pending case
She posted on social media about competing in a bike race, losing her pet hedgehog and visiting a butterfly garden with her grandmother but gave no sign of the anti-abortion views investigators say drove her to set fire to a Wyoming abortion clinic.
Brazil hits 700,000 virus deaths, 2nd highest in the world
Brazil's government on Tuesday reported the 700,000th death from COVID-19 in the South American nation, which has the second most victims of the virus after the United States.
What to know about COVID omicron variant, Minnesota testing, vaccines
Expert advice on masking, testing, vaccines and boosters is evolving along with coronavirus variants. Here's the latest from Minnesota and the CDC.
Georgia high court considers whether abortion law is void
Georgia's highest court is considering whether the state's restrictive abortion law is void because it violated U.S. Supreme Court precedent that was in effect at the time when it was enacted.
Millennial Money: Manage the costs of a chronic condition
or those raising kids with chronic conditions — health care can be an enormous monthly expense. About 44% of older millennials born between 1981 and 1988 have at least one chronic health condition, including migraines, major depression and asthma, according to a 2021 survey of over 4,000 adults conducted by The Harris Poll on behalf of CNBC Make It. And many millennials are also caring for children with complicated medical needs.
Prince's photo added to DEA exhibit on those who have died from fentanyl
A cousin submitted the music legend's image to the federal agency for inclusion.
Yuen: Can we make room for men in the body positivity movement?
A mannequin at the Mall of America isn't sending the right message about male body acceptance.
Blood pressure monitoring at home helps Minnesota moms reduce birth complications
St. Cloud Hospital handed out free blood pressure cuffs to try to cut severe maternal morbidity by 25% in the state.