On the third Friday of September each year, the United States observes National POW/MIA Recognition Day. A day honoring those who were prisoners of war and those who are still missing in action.
U.S. health officials say 530 people have now been diagnosed with vaping-related breathing illnesses, but the cause remains unknown.
La Crosse Area Suicide Prevention Initiative hosted a summit to promote suicide awareness for about 225 doctors, teachers and community leaders at UW-La Crosse.
A cheap, daily pill that combines four drugs has been tested for the first time in the United States to see if it works as well among low-income Americans as it has in other countries.
Minnesota’s new task force on the opioid crisis will hold its first meeting next week on how best to spend $20 million from new licensing fees on the pharmaceutical industry.
Hundreds of illegal vape cartridges have been seized in Northeast Wisconsin in 2019.
Making cookies with Gold Medal flour this week? It may be best to check the date before you bake.
U.S. health officials say there were no new measles cases reported last week, a sign the nation’s worst epidemic of the disease in 27 years could be in its final stages.
The World Health Organization estimates that sepsis affects 30 million people worldwide each year and causes about 6 million deaths. So, what is it and what are some of the signs?
While the nation’s attorneys general debate a legal settlement with Purdue Pharma, the opioid epidemic associated with the company’s blockbuster painkiller OxyContin rages on.
When the Census Bureau reported an increase in the number of people without health insurance in America, it sent political partisans reaching for talking points on the Obama-era health law.
The serious lung illness affecting hundreds of people in the U.S. who vaped cannabis-based oil is giving Canadian health officials pause as that country prepares to allow the sale of vaping products in its legal marijuana market.
Minnesota’s adult obesity rate has climbed above 30% for the first time.
Smart brain fitness classes are offered at Mill Street Manor for people of all ages.