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A vial of the COVID-19 vaccine from Moderna sits on a table top.

US expected to authorize mix-and-match COVID booster shots

Vaccines, masks? Japan puzzling over sudden virus success
In this Oct. 1, 2021, file photo, commuters wearing face masks to help curb the spread of the coronavirus walk in a passageway during a rush hour at Shinagawa Station, in Tokyo. Almost overnight, Japan has become a stunning, and somewhat mysterious, coronavirus success story. Case numbers are way down, but experts worry that without knowing how exactly it cut cases so drastically, the nation may be in store for another devastating wave like during the summer.

Nurses continue strike at Allina Health clinic in Plymouth

Arizona family welcomes 14-pound 'miracle' baby

M Health Fairview's new approach to mental health crises shows reduction in hospital admissions

FDA grapples with timing of booster for J&J COVID-19 vaccine
In this April 30, 2021 file photo, a pharmacist fills a syringe from a vial of the Janssen, Johnson & Johnson, COVID-19 vaccine at the Vaccine Village in Antwerp, Belgium.

FILE - This Jan. 23, 2014 file photo shows the nutrition facts label on the side of a cereal box in Washington. Food companies are coming under renewed pressure to use less salt after U.S. regulators spelled out target sodium levels for dozens of foods including condiments, french fries and potato chips.

FDA spells out lower sodium goals for food industry

FDA authorizes first e-cigarettes, cites benefit for smokers
Advice shifting on aspirin use for preventing heart attacks
Merck asks US FDA to authorize promising anti-COVID pill
Deadline Friday for U of M students to submit proof of vaccination, request exemption
In this photo provided by the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases, CDC Director Rochelle Walensky receives her flu shot on Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021 in Atlanta. The U.S. is gearing up in case of a bad flu season on top of the continuing COVID-19 crisis, with a plea Thursday for Americans to get vaccinated against both.

US health experts urge flu shots to avoid 'twindemic'

Judge orders Texas to suspend new law banning most abortions
Demand for Twin Cities hospital intervention program grows amid violent year
UN endorses world's 1st malaria vaccine as 'historic moment'
Concordia University in St. Paul launches new program to help fill nursing shortage

Children's Minnesota to open inpatient mental health center in 2022

Pharmacies face 1st trial over role in opioid crisis

Drugmaker Merck says experimental pill cuts worst effects of COVID-19

Big drop in US teen vaping seen with COVID school closures

Every second counts: 2 lives saved this month thanks to citizens knowing CPR

Doctors alarmed as surge in respiratory disease leads to more children in hospital beds

Jan. 6 panel votes to hold Steve Bannon in contempt
St. Paul police plan extra patrols after recent violence; businesses on West 7th optimistic as Wild fans return
Energy crunch hits global recovery as winter approaches
Inside Your Health: Aspirin doses

Inside Your Health: Aspirin doses

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