Health Video

  Mankato East football takes part in ‘Safety in Football Campaign’

The Cougars are just one of 22 high schools and four universities in the state taking part in the ‘Safety in Football Campaign’ being put on by the Great Lakes

  Apple Tree Dental partners with Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont

The Schmeeckle Foundation is providing a multi-year grant totaling more than $2 million to support the partnership with Apple Tree Dental and MCHS in Fairmont.

  Mayo Clinic Health System gets special delivery

A crane had to hoist the 10,000-pound (4.54 ton) GE SIGNA Artist 1.5 Tesla through the air and into the roof of the medical center.

  Southern Minnesota health coach wants to inspire others to stay healthy this fall

Fall in Love with a Healthy You gives participants healthy recipes and tips to manage stress and sleep better.

  Grant helps school teach and practice healthy eating

Cleveland Public School has taken action in improving healthy eating habits in students.

  WIC data helps local organizations confront childhood obesity

Local organizations are using those numbers to help WIC populations manage their health.

  WIC part of new coalition addressing health improvement in Faribault and Martin Counties

The Community Health Leadership Coalition is made up of 30 different individuals from across both counties.

  Mankato community rallies around young mom battling cancer

Jessica Reedstrom learned in August that her breast cancer is back, but this time it is stage 4.

  Follow-up with VINE Faith in Action diabetes prevention participant

About 3 months ago, we began following the journey of Kathy Wilking in her progress with the diabetes prevention at VINE Faith in Action.

  Local school’s gym class sweats in honor of lives lost during 9/11

One teacher at Cedar Mountain Schools sought a unique way to drive the lesson home to his students, through sweat.

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  Advocates criticize sale of at-home rape kits

MNCASA calls it an "obvious attempt to monetize the #MeToo movement" that could have "disastrous impacts on victims/survivors of sexual assault."

  Fairmont family faces hurdles in getting daughter’s life-saving medication

Spinal Muscular Atrophy is a genetic disorder characterized by weakness in muscles. Spinraza became the first FDA approved treatment for SMA in 2016.

  Waseca Chamber learns about mental health in workplace

The Waseca Chamber hosted a ‘power hour’ Tuesday where members learned about improving mental health in the workplace.

  What to know for upcoming flu shot season

Flu shot season is coming up, and the Mankato Clinic says everyone aged six months old and up should get their flu shot by the end of October.

  Minnesota officials find THC in vaping illness cases

Health officials have interviewed eight of 15 patients in Minnesota who have been hospitalized for severe respiratory illnesses with confirmed links to vaping.

  Madelia Community Hospital & Clinic hosting Health Clinic for Hunters, Photo Contest

On Wednesday, Sept. 11, from 7 to 9 a.m. hunters can go to the clinic and check their health for $60.

  Suicide on the farm: How one man is trying to save lives

Rosmann is a fourth-generation farmer and psychologist, living just a mile and a half from where he grew up. He writes about farming and mental health.

  Pediatric Therapy Services merge with Mankato Clinic

Nancy Dobson, cofounder and owner of Pediatric Therapy Services, will lead the department.

  Madelia Community Hospital & Clinic hosting Health Clinic for Hunters

On Wednesday, Sept. 11, from 7 to 9 a.m. hunters can go to the clinic and check their health for $60.

  Long-time oncology certified nurse retires

Today marked the conclusion of a 42–year career for Mayo Clinic Health System Mankato's Barbra Ahlman.

  Vaping added to middle, high school health curriculum at Mankato Area Public Schools

One in five high school students in the U.S. used e-cigarettes in 2018, and that number is growing.

  Walk to End Alzheimer’s honorary family encourages conversation among community, hopes for a cure

After their father, Doug, was diagnosed last year, the family saw it as an opportunity to help raise awareness for the incurable disease.

  Walk to End Alzheimer's honorary family encourages conversation among community while hoping for a cure

After their father, Doug, was diagnosed last year, the family saw it as an opportunity to help raise awareness for the incurable disease

  Education about hospice care

Nearly two million people are expected to receive hospice care in the United States this year.

  PrairieCare Medical Group will soon have a new location in Mankato

The location will be open Sept. 16.

  Minnesota Dept. of Health: Nearly 33% of children ages 2-5 in WIC Program are at unhealthy weight

Here's what that number looks like for southern Minnesota.

  Medical community stresses importance, proven success of HPV vaccine

The HPV vaccine is proven to prevent 90% of HPV-caused cancers.

  Public educational meetings coming to Mankato for Autism services

Parents, caregivers and health care providers will have an opportunity to learn about services available through Medical Assistance and MinnesotaCare.

  Caravel Autism Health set to expand in Mankato

Caravel will provide comprehensive support for families who require high–quality autism treatment.

  DFL hosts “Hands Off Our Health Care” Tour

Part of the “Hands off Our Health Care Tour,” Sen. Nick Frentz (D-North Mankato) joined the conversation.

  2nd Annual Kids Health and Fitness Expo

The 2nd Annual Kids Health and Fitness Expo hosted by JP Fitness, featured local businesses and organizations with booths promoting healthy, active lifestyles.

  Car wash to help end Alzheimer’s

A car washing fundraiser took place today to help find a cure for Alzheimer’s.

  Reps. Hagedorn, Scalise tour Mayo Clinic

For the fourth consecutive year, the Mayo Clinic has been named the best hospital in the nation.

  Organization uses horses as alternative therapy

At Fusion Life and Leadership, they’re teaching much more than how to harness and trot.

  Getting your kids back on school sleep schedules

There are many things you can start doing now so your kids are prepared for the school year sleep schedules.

  Planned Parenthood rejects abortion “gag order,” exits Title X program

A new rule under the Trump Administration prohibits health care providers who receive Title X funding from sharing information about abortion services.

  Severe lung damage may be linked to vaping, health officials say

Children’s Minnesota has reported finding four cases of lung injury in the Minneapolis area potentially related to vaping.