Health

Boaters sickened on Lake Minnetonka on July 4th

New discovery could stop infectious ‘super-bugs’

Ex-Sen. Coleman of Minnesota to have part of lungs removed

  Hometown Business Connection: Optivus Physical Therapy

Freeborn County to join federal lawsuit against pharmaceutical companies

  Can’t get to the gym? Workout with a partner on the go

Continued Coverage

  Minnesota sees a 2% decline in abortions in 2018

  His Haven Ranch heals with horses

  Keeping cool in the heat

Vine Adult Community Center to Host Hy-Vee A1C testing bus

MCHC offers free sports physicals for area athletes

  Doctors warn of unpredictability of fireworks

  New Ulm Diocese reaches settlement in sexual abuse lawsuit

93 people say they were sexually abused by priests and others within the diocese.

  Tobacco 21 begins in Mankato

Mankato follows more than 30 cities in the state in enacting the ordinance.

MN Senior Medicare Patrol advises elderly on how to detect healthcare scams

Seniors who live in an assisted living center are one of the most targeted age groups when it comes not only to healthcare scams, but scams in general.

  Importance of sports physicals

The routine checkup can help address underlying issues.

  A lesson in plyometrics with JP Fitness

  Free diabetes prevention program begins

  Truman children assist with school garden

  Previous patients of Mayo Clinic Health System Mankato share their stories at award luncheon

’Financially Caring for a Disabled Child’: local author, attorney discusses new book

  Children’s Hospitals of Minnesota nurses end strike, agree new terms

  The Original Brat Dogs makes its mark on Minnesota

The Original Brat Dogs food stand is growing rapidly and making appearances all around Minnesota.

St. Peter’s River’s Edge Hospital receives award for patient safety

River’s Edge Hospital also received the award in 2016

  Gov. Walz tackles insulin prices

Advocates and health care providers say 1 in 4 people who depend on insulin to live are rationing or doing without.

  North Mankato Farmers Market opens for the summer

The North Mankato Farmers Market remains open weekly until October.

  Cool cap prevents hair loss for cancer patients

A revamped cooling cap is available that reduces blood flow to the scalp and hair follicles, limiting the amount of chemotherapy drugs hair follicles are exposed to.

  Teaching healthy habits at the Children’s Museum

Visit the museum on Fridays to seek health advice for your kids from a physician.