HEALTHBEAT 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... Posted on 10/29/12 at 11:52 AM
CAPITOL CHATTER 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... Posted on 8/11/11 at 5:19 PM
TO BE WELL The Eyes Have It
See the yellow spots in the image below, in the skin around the eyes?
These spots are called xanthelasma or xanthelasmata (plural). They are deposits of cholesterol under the skin, usually near the... Posted on 2/3/11 at 9:32 PM
WORTHINGTON — When people say there’s an increased risk of heart disease or cancer by consuming animal food products, Iowa State University animal science associate professor Lance Baumgard wants them to know that risk is a relative term.
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County RSVP has spent years accumulating its list of senior volunteers and matching them with community service projects, but as the needs of its volunteers grows and changes, so too is RSVP.
Joanne Bartosh, who serves as Nobles County’s RSVP coordinator, has in recent years been trained in a variety of aging programs, from bone builders to caregiver support.
Thursday exercise addressed scenario of FMD outbreak
WORTHINGTON — Officials with the Minnesota Department of Agriculture and the Board of Animal Health were in Worthington Thursday to conduct a table-top test of the county’s emergency management system as it pertains to agriculture and the livestock industry.
LAKEFIELD — Leo Chapman-Nesseth — a brave, sweet-tempered baby with inquisitive blue eyes and a smile that almost couldn’t fit on his face —celebrated just one birthday before a rare genetic disorder claimed his life June 9.
Fungal disease sparked by recent cool and damp weather causes leaf loss
WORTHINGTON — Ash trees across the city and throughout the area continue to drop their leaves as a result of a fungal disease sparked by recent cool and damp weather.
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