Archelle Georgiou

Dr. Archelle Georgiou

Join medical expert Dr. Archelle Georgiou every Wednesday night at 10 p.m. on 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS and again Thursday morning as she reports on the latest medical and health care news.


Loretha Cager talks with an applicant at MNSure's call center in St. Paul, Minn., Monday, March 31, 2014.

MNsure Extends Deadline for Private Buyers

Some people who couldn't get health insurance through Minnesota's health insurance exchange by the end of last month now have more time. MNsure has told about 8,200 people that some of them now face a sign-up deadline of April 22...

  • KSTP/SurveyUSA: Minnesotans Favor Medical Marijuana

    A big majority of Minnesotans favor legalizing medical marijuana, according to a new KSTP/SurveyUSA poll. The poll shows 68 percent of Minnesotans surveyed think marijuana should be legalized for medical purposes only. Only 24 percent said it should not be legalized...

  • Hennepin Co. Investigates Norovirus Outbreak at Chuck E. Cheese's

    The Hennepin County Health Department is investigating an outbreak of norovirus at Chuck E. Cheese's in Maple Grove. More than a dozen customers came down with norovirus after eating at the restaurant Saturday, according to Bill Billknap with the Hennepin County Health Department. At this point, no one has been hospitalized...

  • Dieters Move Past Calories, Food Makers Follow

    Obsessing over calories alone has left dieters with an empty feeling. The calorie counting that defined dieting for so long is giving way to other considerations, like the promise of more fiber or natural ingredients. That is chipping away at the popularity of products like Diet Coke, Lean Cuisine and Special K, which became weight-watching staples primarily by stripping calories from people's favorite foods...

  • In this image taken from video on Jan. 15, 2014, from left, Lower Merion police officers Edward Sarama and Robert McGuire try to talk to Lower Merion officer Matt Dougherty, seated right in blue, who is pretending to be mentally ill. Police Taught to Spot Signs of Psychiatric Crisis

    When a 6-foot-5, 270-pound man with a history of violence broke out of a mental health ward near Philadelphia and tried to withdraw money from a bank, a confrontation with police seemed likely. But Lower Merion Township police officer Matthew Freind used his mental health training to calmly talk to the man and defuse the crisis...

  • Minn. Senate Panel to Continue Medical Marijuana Hearing

    Medical marijuana has not yet been snuffed out in Minnesota. A Senate committee on Thursday started to consider a bill that would legalize the use of marijuana to treat patients with certain ailments. The hearing comes as hopes for legalization are smoldering after advocates and Gov. Mark Dayton could not agree on the proposal's contents...

Winter Weather Advisory

MN AREAS AFFECTED: Anoka; Sherburne; Washington
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