Health

Is It Really Lyme? Researchers Developing a New Test to Tell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Diagnosing if a tick bite caused Lyme or another disease can be difficult but scientists are developing a new way to do it early — using a “signature” of molecules in patients’ blood. It’s still highly experimental, but…

Minnesota Health Insurers Propose Higher Rates

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minnesota's four largest small-business health insurers are proposing average premium increases next year. The Star Tribune reports that increases range from 8 to 17 percent. Some insurers say the increases are needed because enrollees are consuming more…

Salmonella Linked to Shelled Peas at 3 Wisconsin Markets

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin health officials are investigating an outbreak of salmonella linked to shelled peas sold at farmers' markets. The state Department of Health Services said Friday at least seven cases of salmonella are reported in four Wisconsin…

Duluth and Superior Combine to Honor Survivors

DULUTH, Minn. - Mayors Emily Larson and Jim Paine joined sexual assault survivors from Duluth and Superior, as well as their allies on Park point Wednesday to dedicate a day towards breaking…

New Strategies In Place For Missing Duluth Couple Case

Saturday August 5th, It was day 8 of the missing Duluth couple Ron and Mary Tarnowski. Saturday hundreds gathered at the Tarnowski home in hopes that a search party would bring them home. "We are not giving up hope. We're…

Helping Parents With Autistic Children

Duluth, Minn. The Duluth Regional Care Center is helping parents learn how to help children with autism. Thanks to a 950,000 grant from the Minnesota Department of Human Services the group…

Proposed Minnesota Health Insurance Rates for 2018

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Minnesota residents who purchase their own individual health plans, including those offered through MNsure, are getting a peek at their rates for 2018. The proposed rates are good news for those shopping on the individual markets,…

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