Focus On Health

Minnesota Senate Panel Passes GOP Insulin Affordability Bill

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The long-running debate at the Capitol over insulin affordability has shifted to the Minnesota Senate. Patients and parents urged senators Thursday to keep working toward a compromise between competing Senate Republican and House Democratic proposals.…

New Cloquet Clinic Construction Delayed

CLOQUET, Minn. - A new Essentia Health clinic planned for Cloquet has been delayed. The $4.5 million facility was expected to open this summer. Officials tell us that's now been pushed back to…

Mix Cosmetiques Opens New Location in Duluth

DULUTH, Minn.- A local cosmetic store specializing in natural makeup that's handmade has just opened up in a new storefront. Mix Cosmetiques had it's grand opening today with a ribbon cutting at its new…

Wisconsin Confirms First Case of New Coronavirus

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin resident has been sickened with a new virus that originated in China and spread across the world, the first case in Wisconsin and the 12th in the country, health officials said Wednesday. The patient…

Saint Scholastica Offers Free Flu Kits

DULUTH, Minn. - The College of Saint Scholastica is doing all it can to combat the recent increase of flu spreading around the campus. The student health service at the college has seen an…

Beargrease Vets on Alert with Warm Temperatures

DULUTH, Minn.- All the dogs taking mushers along the Beargrease trail, which is softer than usual due to warmer weather, calls for a big team of trained veterinarians. 11 vets and 7 veterinary technicians…

Whooping Cough Found in Superior Schools

SUPERIOR, Wis.- Three confirmed cases of whooping cough have been found between Superior Middle and High Schools, and other cases are pending. The Pertussis virus leads to a harsh cough which could stop…

Looking to Stress Less? Follow These Tips!

DULUTH, Minn. - Are you looking to get healthy and feel better about yourself? Maybe lose weight, get organized, or reduce stress? Thankfully, local health and wellness speaker, Berta Lippert, is here to help…

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