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Legislative notebook: No tax cut vote
By Don Davis Minnesota senators will not rush to judgment on a $500 million tax cut the House passed last week. On Monday, Senate Minority Leader David Hann, R-Eden Prairie, wanted senators to immed...
3/10/14 at 5:09 PM
Amylotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrigs disease is a disease of the central nervous system. It is a nasty progression of neurodegeneration where motor neurons are lost. ...
12/17/13 at 8:57 PM Obese Brains 12/17/13 at 6:20 PM
Obesity: Is it our fault? 12/17/13 at 1:41 PM
Childhood obesity dropping elsewhere, but not in North Dakota
A recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that obesity rates for preschool aged children dropped in 18 states between 2008 and 2011. The news was celebrated, as it show...
8/9/13 at 9:15 AM We're bringing recess back! 9/13/12 at 2:19 PM
Sweet drinks in the City 6/8/12 at 10:08 AM
Cancer Healthy Foods
What are some cancer healthy foods? Cancer healthy foods include more fruits, vegetables and grains. In northern MN and northern WI we need to getenoughvitamin D. About 3,000 s...
2/15/13 at 6:36 AM Not Following The Doctor's Orders 1/2/12 at 9:00 AM
Health Care, Obesity, Tuition Costs 7/1/11 at 5:42 AM
Parents, overweight kids and a minefield of blame and judgment
When Dara-Lynn Weiss wrote an article for Vogue magazine last year about putting her then 7-year-old daughter on a diet, she created a firestorm of controversy. "One of the most (bleeped) up, selfish ...
2/8/13 at 11:56 AM Holiday food guilt? Not on the menu 11/9/12 at 11:02 AM
Fire all the fat patients 8/29/12 at 10:59 AM
Changing Your Life
Two out of every three Americans are either overweight or obese. Thats a lot of people! If we are one of these larger Americans, what can we do about it; losing weight is not an easy process. I bel...
11/27/12 at 9:30 PM Rollin' on the River 8/28/11 at 9:06 PM
I heard on the television show 20/20 that one in three Americans are obese. Even worse, it is believed that by the year 2030 that number will rise to 42%. Wow - that is startling. How have we arrived...
5/11/12 at 10:30 PM The power of sleep... 1/12/10 at 1:43 AM
What is a Food Desert?
A question worth asking. Wikipedia states:Afood desertis any area in the industrialized world where healthful, affordable food is difficult to obtain.Before you get fired up the USDA determined that...
3/1/12 at 5:29 PM
Sound Off: Fitness Testing In Schools
Texas recently passed a state law allowing researchers access to unidentified student data in hope to link the already assumed child obesity trend, academic performance, gang activities, and truancy ....
10/4/11 at 8:10 AM
Healthy habits reduce breast cancer risk between mothers and daughters
Mothers and daughters nationwide are beating the odds of developing hereditary breast cancer. The American Cancer Society says that five to 10 percent of breast cancer cases are caused by gene defects...
3/28/11 at 8:25 PM