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The CDC doesn’t recommend the use of masks for the general public because they aren’t an effective way to prevent infections. But in some Asian countries, wearing a face mask to protect against air pollution or germs is considered normal. Photo by Ani Kolleshi on Unsplash
US school districts grapple with quarantines, face masks and fear
8 hours 57 min ago
February 18, 2020
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Medical schools develop training on sex trafficking
23 hours 40 min ago
February 16, 2020
A veterinary team at the University of California at Davis sutured tilapia skin onto the paws of bears burned in California's wildfires. Photo courtesy of California Department of Fish and Wildlife
Fish skin used as experimental skin graft for injured Minnesota dog
February 16, 2020 - 8:08pm
Fourteen American cruise passengers with coronavirus among 328 evacuated from Japan to U.S.
February 16, 2020 - 2:51pm
February 15, 2020
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As you age, strength training can be vital in staying healthy and independent
February 15, 2020 - 10:00am
February 14, 2020
GroShed technical engineer Jake Stern shows off one of the company's sheds at the Home and Remodeling Show in Minneapolis Jan. 31. Stern said plants grow fast under special LED lights, which also keep the inside of the structure warm. Martin Moylan | MPR News
Winter veggie gardens bloom in Minnesota
February 14, 2020 - 2:11pm
An array of past-due medical bills are pictured in this photo illustration. (Jeremy Fugleberg/Forum News Service)
1 hospital visit, many bills? Why you get all those medical bills, answered
February 14, 2020 - 12:34pm
February 13, 2020
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To fight Chinese outbreak, doctors deploy drugs targeting HIV, malaria, ebola
February 13, 2020 - 11:07am
February 12, 2020
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NEA report: Just say no to active shooter drills
February 12, 2020 - 7:35pm
Sanford Bemidji will break ground on a new Heart and Vascular Center this spring. Submitted art.
Sanford Health to build heart, vascular treatment center in northern Minnesota
February 12, 2020 - 3:54pm
February 11, 2020
A strain of the novel coronavirus originating in Wuhan, China, as viewed through an electron microscope. (Photo courtesy of the China Center for Disease Control and Prevention)
3 being monitored for coronavirus in North Dakota
February 11, 2020 - 1:03pm
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Minnesota set out to improve its assisted-living care. Here's a look at how it's going
February 11, 2020 - 8:00am
February 7, 2020
Pediatricians in white coats listened to South Dakota legislators as they debated House Bill 1057 during a committee hearing Wednesday, Jan. 22. (Forum News Service, Marvel)
Medicine or jail? As state lawmakers eye transgender bill, doctors rise in alarm
February 7, 2020 - 4:49pm
February 6, 2020
The Sanford Fargo Hospice House includes a kitchen and dining room for visiting families. Shown at the dining room table are, standing at left, Janelle Thompson, administrative assistant; seated left, Jena Kitsch, registered nurse; seated at right, Theresa Behrens, hospice  patient care manager and standing right, Kim Wolf, director of oncology, palliative care and hospice. Patrick Springer / The Forumplay button
Sanford Health launches state's first hospital-based hospice service
February 6, 2020 - 12:00am
February 5, 2020
E-cigarettes are devices that typically deliver nicotine, flavorings and other additives to users via an inhaled aerosol. (Forum News Service) play button
Flavored e-cigarette pod ban starts Thursday: What it means for vapers
February 5, 2020 - 9:00am
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