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April 26, 2017
A new report shows that 43 percent of fatally injured drivers with known test results tested positive for drugs, while 38 percent tested positive for alcohol. This is the first time occurrences of drugged driving have surpassed those of drunken driving. (Anthony Souffle/Chicago Tribune/TNS)
Report: More police training, public education needed to stop ‘drugged’ driving
April 26, 2017 - 1:38pm
Ron Smith, World of Wine columnist
More good news on moderate wine consumption
April 26, 2017 - 6:00am
April 25, 2017
A recently published study found that high-intensity interval training, which combines short bursts of intense aerobic activity with longer stretch of moderate exercise, is best to reverse age-related changes. (Emily Michot/Miami Herald/TNS)
Best way to slow aging? Exercise. But not just any kind.
April 25, 2017 - 10:21pm
Is it heartburn or a heart attack?
April 25, 2017 - 8:11pm
Doctor Catherine Humikowski, director of the pediatric intensive care unit at Comer's Children's hospital, on February 20, 2017, in Chicago's Hyde Park neighborhood. After working more than six years in her unit, Humikowski has decided to go on a sabbatical in order to focus on raising her daughter. She is also hoping to get away from the impact that treating young victims of gun violence has had on her, mentally and physically. (Alyssa Pointer/Chicago Tribune/TNS)
Chicago doctors and nurses, overwhelmed by gun violence, face ‘compassion fatigue’
April 25, 2017 - 7:34pm
20 measles cases prompt warning from Minnesota officials
April 25, 2017 - 1:24pm
The chorus of achoos in offices, on buses and in homes often sends bystanders scrambling, but what's a safe distance from someone's sneeze? thinkstock.com
Achoo! The distance germs can travel is nothing to sneeze at
April 25, 2017 - 7:00am
Health Notes for April 25, 2017
April 25, 2017 - 5:00am
NUTRITION: Vegetarians can fall prey to junk food, too
April 25, 2017 - 5:00am
Dr. Paula Termuhlen, dean of the University of Minnesota Medical School’s Duluth campus, examines two medical related items on display as part of the History of Medicine exhibit at Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum. The exhibit runs through Sunday. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com
Karpeles program highlights historical medical manuscripts
April 25, 2017 - 5:00am
April 24, 2017
Fraser Shipyards reaches settlement with OSHA
April 24, 2017 - 4:30pm
Parenthood will boost your longevity chances, says a new study out of Sweden. thinkstock.com
Parenthood can boost your longevity
April 24, 2017 - 12:58pm
April 22, 2017
Carol Bursack of Minding Our Elders
Minding our Elders: Delirium and even death following physical trauma not unusual for elders
April 22, 2017 - 8:25am
April 21, 2017
Merissa Edwards received a lifesaving stem cell transplant in 2014 and has been cancer-free since then. This week, for the first time, she met her  donor, a German woman named Daniela Halfkann who flew to Duluth with her family. Edwards (second from left) and Halfkann play with Daniela's daughters, Ina (left) and Mila while visiting at the Edgewater Hotel & Waterpark in Duluth Thursday afternoon. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)
Duluth woman meets the German donor whose stem cells saved her life
April 21, 2017 - 9:28pm
April 20, 2017
Minnesota sees 'alarming' rise in STDs, drug-related infections
April 20, 2017 - 5:42pm
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