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Minnesota health department expands medical cannabis program


Edibles added to state medical cannabis program

US tracking of virus variants has improved after slow start
James Robson, a biomedical engineering graduate student, holds a swab and specimen vial in the new COVID-19, on-campus testing lab, Thursday, July 23, 2020, at Boston University in Boston. The United States has improved its surveillance system for tracking new coronavirus variants such as omicron, boosting its capacity by tens of thousands of samples since early 2021.

NYC OKs safe sites for drug use, aiming to curb overdoses
In this June 19, 2018, photo, a safe needle disposal container hangs in the bathroom of VOCAL-NY headquarters in the Brooklyn borough of New York. The first officially authorized safe havens for people to use heroin and other narcotics have been cleared to open in New York City in hopes of curbing overdoses, the mayor and health commissioner said Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021.

U of M team leading 'largest study of early childhood brain development'

FDA: Merck COVID pill effective, experts will review safety
This undated image provided by Merck & Co. shows their new antiviral medication. Pharmaceutical company Merck & Co. said Friday, Oct. 1, 2021, that its experimental COVID-19 pill reduced hospitalizations and deaths by half in people recently infected with the coronavirus and that it would soon ask health officials in the U.S. and around the world to authorize its use.

Minnesota hospitals face capacity challenges for second Thanksgiving in a row

Minnesota hospitals face capacity challenges for second Thanksgiving in a row


Families struggle with how to hold 2nd pandemic Thanksgiving
2 new flu-related hospitalizations, 10 new school outbreaks
Juul to pay $14.5 million to settle Arizona vaping lawsuit
Harris to announce $1.5B investment in health care workforce
Lake Elmo woman creating care kits for cancer patients

Lake Elmo woman creating care kits for cancer patients


Cap on drug price hikes for privately insured sparks battle
Research links COVID-19 in pregnancy with stillbirths
Elizabeth Holmes takes the stand in her criminal fraud trial
Filmmaker profiles young man's struggle with substance abuse disorder

Transplant-waiting children victims of Venezuela's crises

Why can't some COVID-19 vaccinated people travel to the US?

Children in crisis are checking into ERs amid months-long waits for mental health services

Pfizer asks US officials to OK promising COVID-19 pill


Officials: US overdose deaths topped 100K in one year, Minnesota saw 39% increase


Opioid trial against CVS, Walgreens, Walmart winding down


Jan. 6 panel votes to hold former DOJ official in contempt
From Square to Block: Another tech company changes its name
From Square to Block: Another tech company changes its name
Inside Your Health: Tracking omicron

Inside Your Health: Tracking omicron


Inside Your Health: COVID-19 vaccinations for kids

Inside Your Health: Mixing and matching COVID-19 boosters

Inside Your Health: Aspirin doses