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Health expert offers fit tips during holidays

3:58 AM, Nov 5, 2013

The average American gains three to five pounds during the holidays, which can often create a detour on the road to weight loss.

Halloween health concerns loom around holiday

8:24 PM, Oct 29, 2013

Many kids are now wearing glow sticks while out trick-or-treating, but there is a problem with them some parents may not think about.

Where to safely dispose unused and unwanted medications

12:12 PM, Oct 28, 2013

There are more than two dozen places around the Twin Cities to safely get rid of unused medications.

3 children sick from E. coli after visiting petting zoo

5:59 AM, Oct 28, 2013

Three children have become ill with E. coli after visiting a local petting zoo at a pumpkin patch in Dayton.

FDA wants limits on most prescribed painkiller

7:22 PM, Oct 24, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration is recommending new restrictions on prescription medicines containing hydrocodone, the highly addictive painkiller that has grown into the most widely prescribed drug in the U.S.

Flavored tobacco draws in teens, according to study

6:40 AM, Oct 23, 2013

Experts say brightly packaged and fruity flavored tobacco products are a gateway to smoking for youth.

New four strain flu vaccine may be in lower supply

11:51 PM, Oct 21, 2013

If you're looking for the new influenza vaccine that covers four flu strains, you may have to search for it.

Hospitals face whole new world under health law

2:51 PM, Oct 20, 2013

Hospitals will exist in a world where they are rewarded more for the quality of care than for the volume of patients they treat.

Popular bodybuilding supplement is pulled

10:09 PM, Oct 15, 2013

A popular bodybuilding supplement has been pulled from a major supplier's website after a USA Today investigation.

Target to rate products on ingredients and environmental impact

6:03 PM, Oct 15, 2013

Minnesota-based Target is rolling out a ratings system that examines toxic chemicals and environmental impact.