| May 28, 2010
The two small-town hospitals could hardly be more alike. Just 20 miles apart in southern Minnesota, they're both run by the Mayo Health System and even share some of the same doctors.
Yet in Albert Lea, patients hospitalized with heart failure are...
| Jun 5, 2010
June is the time of glory for roses. Wandering in a blooming rose garden, those who think they have no room for these most glamorous of flowering shrubs may experience a twist of envy.
But no need. Small-space gardeners can have roses too: Just grow them...
| Jun 5, 2010
| 8:35 AM
- John Wooden, college basketball's gentlemanly Wizard of Westwood who built one of the greatest dynasties in all of sports at UCLA and became one of the most revered coaches ever, has died. He was 99.
The university said Wooden died Friday night of...
| Jun 7, 2010
| 3:06 AM
- Retired UCLA coach came to Norfolk in 1998
- Said the dunk is bad for the game
- Never made more than $40,000
John Wooden attended the 1998 McDonald's High School All-American Game n Norfolk and the day prior graciously granted me an interview. He...
| Jun 18, 2010
Summer's T-shirts, shorts and swimsuits mean two things: people want to look fit and tanned.
It might seem like a good idea to book a little time at the tanning salon to work on your "base," but a new study out of the University of Minnesota has...
| Aug 16, 2010
A new law enacted as part of President Obama's credit card reform policy could make it more difficult for students who seek to establish a good history of credit during their college years.
The new law, known as the "Card Act," requires college...
| Aug 31, 2010
First came the idea for a game. Then came the plan for a cause.
When Bill Solboe originally envisioned Music Mayhem, it was as a board game in the late '90s — the result of a long car ride with college buddies, during which they passed the time...
| Aug 25, 2010
America's favorite seafood? Shrimp. It's easy to see why; shrimp are available fresh or frozen, shell-on and peeled, raw and cooked. Shrimp lend themselves to countless dishes, from curries to gumbos to kebabs to stir fries.
"Mom and I loved shrimp,"...
| Apr 9, 2010
Dr. Mehmet Oz is known as "America's Doctor," and it's not much of a stretch.
Though he is a medical specialist -- an acclaimed cardiac surgeon -- Oz offers health information on just about any topic, from diet to child care to sex, through a...
| Sep 9, 2010
Obesity doesn’t just increase postmenopausal women’s risk of developing colon cancer, it might even raise their risk of dying from it, scientists say
That analysis comes from researchers at the University of Minnesota, who culled data from...
| Sep 23, 2010
Victoria’s Secret shopping bags hold more than just bras and lingerie. They may also hold a key to what makes women feel sexy, according to a recent study from the University of Minnesota.
The study by Deborah Roedder John, a professor of marketing at...