Maltreatment or even witnessing family violence can cause cognitive harm on par with lead exposure, according to research from the University of Minnesota and Boston Children's Hospital. The study suggests children younger than 2 are the most vulnerable.
Chanhassen psychologist pleads guilty to $550K billing fraud
Charles Howard Jorenby, 57, pleaded guilty to one count of healthcare fraud in U.S. District Court late last month.
Charges: Coon Rapids man had 25 pounds of cocaine from Mexico
Luis Javier Avila-Lopez, 38, was arrested after law enforcement seized the cocaine earlier this year.
Responding to Twitter release, former Minnesota GOP candidate calls for 'bullets'
It was in response to a thread on Twitter concerning the social media giant's moderation efforts regarding political issues.
Man shot dead inside Minneapolis bar Saturday night
The shooting happened after 11:30 p.m.
Hero dad who stopped carjacker who fled with his kids identified
A GoFundMe has been set up to support Derek Gotchie and his family following the incident.
Watch: New London-Spicer wins 3A championship on incredible walk-off TD
New London-Spicer defeated the unbeaten Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton in remarkable circumstances.
Suspect in woman's killing in Moorhead is arrested
James Kollie Jr. was arrested Friday evening.
Former chair Jennifer Carnahan sues Minnesota GOP, which is suing her back
Carnahan stepped down under a cloud of controversy in August 2021.
One injured after leaping from burning vacant building in Minneapolis
Authorities say the building is known to be used by squatters.
Head-on crash leaves two drivers dead in southeastern Minnesota
The crash happened in Houston County just before 4 p.m. Friday.
Charges: Armed man made death threats at Minneapolis LGBTQ bar
The man allegedly used derogatory terms while threatening to kill someone.
U finds easy way to get school kids to eat a lot more veggies
The trick: Line their lunch trays with photos of vegetables. The researchers behind the University of Minnesota study say they expected results but were surprised by just how well it worked. One researcher said the idea was to "induce a norm," or give kids the impression that eating veggies "was what people did."
U of M study: Youth sports not enough to curb childhood obesity
The University of Minnesota says nearly half of overweight adolescents already play organized sports. Researchers behind the study say junk food is the culprit.
One in 10 babies born near Lake Superior shows unsafe levels of mercury
The Minnesota Health Department study says the findings suggest pregnant women in the Lake Superior area "have mercury exposures that need to be reduced." Even small amounts of toxic mercury can harm developing brains and nervous systems.
Mayo study suggests anesthesia may raise risk of ADHD
A study of more than 5,000 children born in Rochester showed that children who had two or more surgeries before they were 2 years old were twice as likely to be diagnosed with the attention disorder later in life. Doctors believe general anesthesia could be the cause.
Study suggests PFCs may impair children's immune systems
Minnesota health officials are calling for more research after a study revealed a possible link between exposure to the chemicals and impaired immune systems in children. The study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, found evidence that vaccines are less effective for children with elevated levels of PFCs.
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