Coronary artery disease, caused by the buildup of plaque in the arteries to the heart, is the leading cause of death among men and women in the United States, the National Institutes of Health says.
New Raptor Center data shows 'substantial drop' in bird flu patients
However, the virus remains a serious health threat for birds.
Hunt for inmate who escaped correctional facility in northeast MN
The 42-year-old might be in the Floodwood area.
Suspect kills himself after shooting woman and baby at Fargo restaurant
The suspect was found dead in a stolen vehicle in Minnesota.
Charges: Guest stabbed three men as they slept in Albert Lea
Investigators believe the suspect is related to all three victims.
2 charged for fentanyl overdose death of 19-year-old
The-19-year-old died from a fentanyl overdose last month.
Severe thunderstorm watch: Hail, 65 mph gusts, tornadoes possible
The watch is just north of the Twin Cities metro area.
The staggering rise of Minnesota's most famous lakes this spring
Imagine dumping Lake Minnetonka into Lake Superior 47 times.
Minnesota Senate shoots down latest marijuana legalization attempt
The bill didn't receive the required votes for further consideration on Wednesday.
Minneapolis wants to use $1M in federal cash to plant 200,000 trees
The goal is to have these trees planted by the year 2040.
MOA theater to debut wrap-around, 270-degree movie screen
The new technology will expand the movie screen onto the side walls of the theater auditorium.
Alcohol, no seatbelt possible factors in deadly southwest MN crash
The crash happened just before 9 p.m. Tuesday.
Target shares plunge on profit drop, as costs grow and customers spend less
First quarter profitability declines 52% year-over-year.
Mayo Clinic seeks to raise awareness, funds to study rare heart condition
The condition known by the acronym SCAD can lead to heart attacks that are often misdiagnosed. While most heart attacks involve plaque or other buildup in an artery, SCAD involves a torn artery in which a flap blocks blood flow. It seems to occur most often in young women, although more research is needed.
HOM Furniture to open two new stores next year
HOM Furniture Inc. says it plans to open new stores in Rogers, Minn., and Onalaska, Wis., next spring, Home Furnishings Business reports. The Coon Rapids-based retailer is redeveloping a vacant Lowe's home-improvement store in Rogers and a former Gander Mountain store in Onalaska.
Coon Rapids reptile breeder fighting exotic pet ordinance
WCCO reports Scott Nellis has more than 400 snakes and exotic reptiles. Coon Rapids officials say a city ordinance prohibits the unusual collection and he needs to downsize.
Woman finds treasure in pocket of Goodwill pants
Deb Thompson likes a bargain, and this would qualify. She bought a pair of $3.99 pants at the Goodwill store in Coon Rapids and discovered a $5,000 diamond ring in the pocket. Now she hopes to find something else -- the owner. KSTP has the story.
Boy critically injured in Coon Rapids hit and run
A 9-year-old boy is in critical condition after a hit-and-run accident in Coon Rapids. The child was struck by a pickup truck at 7 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Anoka County Sheriff's Office. Investigators are looking for a full-size black or dark colored Chevy pickup truck with an extended cab and two doors.
Fashion Bug stores to close, including six in the Twin Cities metro
The new parent company of Fashion Bug is closing the 600 remaining stores by early 2013, including locations in Apple Valley, Brooklyn Park, Coon Rapids, Elk River, Hudson and Shakopee. Last year, 124 Fashion Bug stores were closed.
Mayo-developed mobile heart monitor is FDA approved
A heartbeat monitoring system that allows doctors to monitor a patient's heartbeat from a mobile device was FDA approved Monday. The device was developed by Minnesota-based Preventice in collaboration with the Mayo Clinic. Mayo cardiologists say the new technology should allow doctors to identify problems earlier by monitoring patients outside the hospital.
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