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May 25, 2017
Yes, I'm pregnant. No, I'm not 'about to pop.'
May 25, 2017 - 12:56pm
Research has found that parents who are addicted to technology have children who exhibit more behavioral problems. (Dreamstime)
Careful with the screen time
May 25, 2017 - 7:05am
May 24, 2017
Study: Follow-up phone call could save a life
May 24, 2017 - 11:15pm
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a "call to action" to hopefully slow the spread of syphilis. (Dreamstime/TNS)
Stem the tide of rising syphilis rates in U.S.
May 24, 2017 - 11:15pm
May 23, 2017
Health Notes for May 23, 2017
May 23, 2017 - 4:59am
Many marinades are high in sodium or salt, so make your own marinades with fresh ingredients or choose those with less sodium.
NUTRITION: Healthy marinades add flavor to grilled foods
May 23, 2017 - 4:53am
Donna and Chuck Froseth share a laugh in their Hermantown home recently. Donna credits Chuck’s support with the success she had in losing more than 100 pounds since late 2015. She had to lose the weight before her surgeon would replace her left knee. Steve Kuchera /
Surgery delayed: Some patients told to address other issues ahead of joint replacement
May 23, 2017 - 4:00am
Approaches differ in joint replacement
May 23, 2017 - 2:00am
May 18, 2017
Laura Judd and four-year-old son Kiran play a card game of Kiran’s devising in the family’s home on Thursday. Kiran has neurofibromatosis (NF), a genetic disorder that affects one in 3,000 people. Families in the area affected by NF are conducting a “Shine a Light on NF” event on Saturday in Enger Park. Steve Kuchera /
Duluth families come together in battle with neurofibromatosis
May 18, 2017 - 9:23pm
May 16, 2017
A growing number of hospitals are  offering essential oils to patients to help manage pain, nausea and anxiety. Although research on the therapeutic benefits of essential oils is not conclusive, oil enthusiasts swear by their power.
Omnipresent oils: The use, accessibility of essential oil grows in hospitals, stores
May 16, 2017 - 5:00am
Health Notes for May 16, 2017
May 16, 2017 - 3:05am
There are many types of flour, and to get the best nutritional bang for your buck, use whole-wheat flour.
NUTRITION: Flours can add nutritional value
May 16, 2017 - 3:00am
May 15, 2017
When a cellphone, laptop computer or smartwatch makes a noise, it produces mental and physical reactions in people. The reaction is so ingrained, it can kick in without a prompt, called "phantom rings."
'Perpetual awareness': Your dinging, buzzing, vibrating phone is stressing you out — and so is its silence
May 15, 2017 - 12:00pm
 Lifting weights burns as many calories per hour, and gives the benefit of building muscle mass.
Know the benefits of weightlifting before excluding it
May 15, 2017 - 11:14am
May 12, 2017
The clothing manufacturer Toad&Co. has created a blanket that will help keep biting nuisances away when you’re enjoying the outdoors. (Handout/TNS)
Debug Ground Cover helps eliminate insects from camping
May 12, 2017 - 6:05pm