Focus On Health

Leaders Meet to Discuss Opioid Epidemic

DULUTH, Minn. - The opioid epidemic has been a huge problem in the Twin Ports for years. Today, a round table discussion was held in Duluth where officials talked about better ways to…

Reinsurance Approval Costly for Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota should get federal approval for a new program to control health insurance premiums but may lose hundreds of millions of dollars in federal funding. That's according to a letter Gov. Mark Dayton sent to…

Air Quality Reduced in Areas of Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A combination of smoke from Western wildfires, high temperatures, and sunshine is eroding the air quality in the Twin Cities and in eastern and central Minnesota. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has issued an alert for Thursday,…

Hundreds come out for the Walk to End Alzheimer's

DULUTH, Minn. - Nearly one-thousand people walked this morning to help end Alzheimer's Disease. This year's Walk to End Alzheimer's was the first joint venture between organizations in Duluth and Superior.…

St. Luke's Doctors Host Cancer Survivorship Lecture

DULUTH, Minn. -St. Luke's Hospital is continuing a cancer survivorship lecture series. This month doctors are focusing on breast cancer survivorship. Dr. Kerri Harting, a breast radiologist at St. Luke's Breast Center, will…

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