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A fruit parfait is a healthy substitute for fruit pie at holiday gatherings.
NUTRITION: Take a healthy dish to your next holiday party
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Hospitalist Dr. Melissa Simonson listens to the chest of Ed Overby, a patient at Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Medical Center.  Hospitalists are doctors who focus on the care of patients who have been admitted to the hospital. They take over from a patient’s primary care doctor during that time. (Clint Austin /
HOSPITAL DOCS: Hospitalists say they enjoy the challenge of treating people who need them most
6 hours 29 min ago
December 5, 2016
TV ads may spur snacking in kids as young as 2
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After five years of historically low growth, spending picked up in 2014 and 2015 as the 
Affordable Care Act expanded health insurance coverage. Srdjan Zivulovic / Reuters
U.S. health spending in 2015 rose at fastest rate since 2007
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Crowded stores can cause anxiety and deter holiday shopping.
Health notes for Dec. 6
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Study links ‘quick returns’ at work, taking sick time
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Study examines older first-time mothers, life expectancy
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A leech jar from 1850 is one display at the Dittrick Medical History Center and Museum at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. (Mike Cardew/Akron Beacon Journal/TNS)
Ohio museum traces medicine’s progress in its most intimate forms
16 hours 24 min ago
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Infectious diseases A-Z: infants, babies, germs
16 hours 51 min ago
December 1, 2016
Leah Mohn (left) of Duluth and Questan Barker of Superior light candles during a vigil marking World AIDS Day at the American Indian Community Housing Organization Thursday evening. (Clint Austin /
Vigil recognizes World AIDS Day in Twin Ports
December 1, 2016 - 10:02pm
Thousands on Medicaid, MinnesotaCare to switch plans as Medica drops contract
December 1, 2016 - 7:39pm
November 29, 2016
Hermantown eighth-grade students Morgan Parrott (from left), Megan Menzel and Brenna Bollins do a last-minute organization of 70 port pillows to ensure notes to the pillows’ recipients all point the same way. Hermantown sewing students made the pillows for chemotherapy patients and donated them to St. Luke’s on Tuesday. Steve Kuchera /
Hermantown eighth-graders sew an answer to an uncomfortable problem
November 29, 2016 - 7:25pm
Brenda Schwerdt
NUTRITION: Smart baking for the holidays
November 29, 2016 - 6:00am
Dawn Swanson holds her dog CJ in her Plymouth, Minn., home on Oct. 31. Swanson has been taking medical cannabis for pain and seizures and is hoping her dog, who also has seizures, can be prescribed medical cannabis in the future as well. (Leila Navidi / Minneapolis Star Tribune)
CANNABIS FOR CANINES: Minnesota doctor urges veterinary use of treatment newly legalized for humans
November 29, 2016 - 5:40am
Memory lapses — normal aging? Or is it time to see your doctor?
November 29, 2016 - 5:20am