Focus On Health

It's Wear Red Day

DULUTH, Minn.-You may see more woman wearing red today. That's because it's the American Heart Association's National Wear Red Day. The day helps raise awareness and advocate for more research for women's…

Companies Exploit Marijuana Law Loophole

BOSTON (AP) — That ordinary bottle of juice delivered to your doorstep will set you back at least $55. But the bag of marijuana that comes with it? On the house. Retail marijuana stores are months away from opening in…

St. Luke's Offers eCare Program for All

DULUTH, Minn. - With cold and flu season well underway, it can be helpful to get a diagnosis online so you can start treating your illness quickly. St. Luke's has started an…

Amazon, Buffett and JPMorgan Join Forces on Health Care

(AP) - Three of corporate America’s heaviest hitters — Amazon, Warren Buffett and JPMorgan Chase — sent a shudder through the health industry Tuesday when they announced plans to jointly create a company to provide their employees with high-quality, affordable…

Circuit Training with Fitness Edge North

HERMANTOWN, Minn. - In this week's Active Adventures, FOX 21 Meteorologist William Seay stopped by Fitness Edge North in Hermantown to give circuit training a try. Fitness Edge North has been in business…

Emergency Responder Training in the Cold

DULUTH, Minn.-  EMS workers in Minnesota face many tough situations and harsh weather conditions on the job. To provide the best care workers are taking part in the state's largest EMS Expo in…

Duluth Public Schools Taking Precautions Against the Flu

DULUTH, Minn. - The recent flu outbreak has many Northland schools taking extra precautions. Several schools are seeing an increase in flu–like illnesses. But health officials at Lincoln Park Middle School in Duluth tell…

How to Fight the Winter Blues

DULUTH, Minn.- This time of year it's common to get the winter blues. The medical term is seasonal affective disorder. The Duluth Community Action Center has some tips to fight S.A.D. naturally. "We can actually…

MNsure Boasts 116K Signups in Record Year

ST. PAUL, Minn.-Minnesota's health insurance exchange says it enrolled more than 116,000 residents in plans this year. MNsure announced its record level of signups for the individual market on Wednesday. It comes days after open enrollment ended Sunday in Minnesota.…

Saturday Morning Races Aim to Keep Kids Active

DULUTH, Minn. - Grandma's Marathon may be six months away, but that isn't stopping some events from starting up to prepare for the big day. The Young Athletes Foundation is offering free youth…

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