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A parachute is seen as a skydiver lands on his feet during a canopy piloting competition in Palatka, Fla., on March 9, 2008.   (Daron Dean/The New York Times)
102-year-old woman skydives to raise awareness for the disease that killed her daughter
3 hours 29 min ago
December 11, 2018
Claims made on meat labels can sometimes mislead consumers. Getty Images
NUTRITION: Don't be misled by meat labels
December 11, 2018 - 6:00am
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Surprising a loved one with a dog for Christmas? Proceed with caution
December 11, 2018 - 5:00am
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Duluth-based researchers probe indigenous dementia
December 11, 2018 - 5:00am
The Mayo Clinic's multidisciplinary genomics service, the Individualized Medicine Clinic, uses genomics to personalize treatments. Getty Images
Mayo clinic shares lessons learned from genomics clinic
December 11, 2018 - 4:00am
December 10, 2018
A new study suggests the pain pills taken after wisdom-tooth surgery could lead to an opioid addiction. Laurence Kesterson / Philadelphia Inquirer
Wisdom teeth surgery puts some youths at addiction risk
December 10, 2018 - 3:03pm
There is a certain Cookie Canon - the classics, the old reliables, the cookies that can appeal to a crowd.  Photo by Tom McCorkle for The Washington Post.
Cookies are not the enemy: Smarter ways of thinking about food during the holidays
December 10, 2018 - 2:15pm
The CDC is warning people not to eat cookie dough, a temptation at holiday time.  Photo by Goran Kosanovic for The Washington Post.
The CDC keeps warning people not to eat raw cookie dough - even though it's delicious
December 10, 2018 - 1:07pm
December 9, 2018
Taylor Lee, 25, of Baxter, Minn., posts a photo on her Instagram account related to her experience with endometriosis and undergoing a hysterectomy. Submitted photo
Saying goodbye to the pain: 25-year-old Baxter woman raises awareness about endometriosis
December 9, 2018 - 8:12pm
December 8, 2018
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Elder abuse reform returning to Minnesota Legislature: ‘It’s time to be serious’
December 8, 2018 - 4:00pm
December 4, 2018
St. Louis County contracts out medical service rides
December 4, 2018 - 5:02pm
It's the buzz, beep, or tweet that makes people automatically reach and pick up the phone. (Dreamstime)
Don't remember sending that text? Maybe you were sleep texting
December 4, 2018 - 5:00am
Research suggests that listening to or singing songs can provide emotional and behavioral benefits for people with Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia. (Dreamstime/TNS)
How music can help people who have Alzheimer's disease
December 4, 2018 - 5:00am
Health Notes
December 4, 2018 - 5:00am
November 27, 2018
Derrick Kunze (left) and Kay Wallis both of Duluth participate during a recent meeting of the National Stuttering Association, a nonprofit dedicated to supporting people who stutter, at the University of Minnesota Duluth. Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com
Duluth support group offers a place to stutter freely
November 27, 2018 - 5:00am
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