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Is Addiction a Disease?
With all the reality TV such as "My Strange Addiction","Celebrity Rehab", and "Hoarders", there's never been a time when addiction has been more widely observed. Additionally, I've noticed from scien...
4/23/13 at 8:54 AM Lawmakers Should Be Held Responsible for Harmful Laws 2/10/13 at 11:00 AM
Ask the Dietitian: Is it better to eat natural forms of sugar instead of refined white sugar?
We were born to love sugar. Humans have a natural taste preference for sweets. Back in the day, sugar was a source of extra calories that was easily burned off with exercise and everyday physical acti...
3/19/13 at 2:19 PM Ask the Dietitian: Should I use omega-3 pills or is eating fish once a week good enough? 5/18/12 at 7:29 AM
Type 1 diabetes - dancing with a Tasmanian devil
What is it really like to live every single day with type 1 diabetes? This blog is being turned over today to one of my newsroom colleagues who can speak frankly about it: She and her husband have fir...
10/29/12 at 11:52 AM The traumatic side of illness 6/26/12 at 3:06 PM
Risk and the middle-aged heart 1/27/12 at 2:17 PM
Minimizing tick risks
Its a product pitch, to be sure, but a news release from the makers of Insect Shield clothing is relevant just the same because tick season is upon us. Of special concern is the increase in deer ti...
4/12/12 at 9:36 AM
Minnesota limits walnut wood imports
Walnut wood is no longer allowed into Minnesota if it comes from 11 states with thousand cankers disease. Agriculture Commissioner Dave Frederickson announced the quarantine to prevent the disease fr...
8/11/11 at 5:19 PM Capitol notebook: Rare disease may get awareness week 5/24/11 at 6:11 AM
Minnesota restricts walnut tree imports 2/28/11 at 5:35 AM
Where's the Salt?
Did you know that on average, most of us consume more thandouble the recommended amount of sodium per day. Most of the sodium we consume (90%) is in the form of salt, and the vast majority of sodiu...
3/3/11 at 11:14 AM Go Red For Women 2/4/11 at 10:01 AM
With nice weather, deer tick encounters on the rise
Lots of Northland residents and their dogs are encountering deer ticks this fall, but that doesnt mean more deer ticks are out and about. Chances are, people are finding more deer ticks (also ca...
10/12/10 at 3:00 PM
Prison System in USA
Americas criminal system is broken. 2.3 million in prison. 5 million on probation, parole. Cost per year is $68 billion a year in USA. Prison conditions : violence, rapes, abuse, and breeding ground/t...
4/5/09 at 12:57 PM