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Minnesotans spend nearly $3K a year because of FOMO

[KARE 11, Nov. 4, 2019] Fear of missing out, also known as FOMO, is costing Americans thousands of dollars every year, according to a recent survey. Couponing101.com surveyed 3,500 Americans to find out how much people are spending to avoid FOMO. Minnesotans admitted to spending $237 per month, totaling $2,853 per year, in order to […]

Creaky joints? When to seek help

[KARE 11, Oct. 30, 2019] As the cooler weather settles in, some of our bodies are making more noises than we’d like to admit. Many of us hear a snap, crackle or pop when we stand. In some cases, those noises are normal. But in other cases, the noise could be a sign that you […]

New Ulm Medical Center retiring doctor who delivered thousands of the city’s newborns

[KARE 11, Oct. 26, 2019] Dr. Marc Burkhart has played a key role in his community of New Ulm for 33 years. He’s been a part of several thousand lives from the moment they were born, as an OB/GYN at New Ulm Medical Center. Now, however, he’s retiring. Saturday, the New Ulm community made sure […]

Minnesota students report increased mental health issues

[KARE 11, Oct. 17, 2019] The Minnesota Student Survey is out and it shows something troubling. Our kids are telling us, in this survey, that many of them are struggling with mental health issues. In fact it says more Minnesota students than ever report having long-term mental health, behavioral or emotional problems. Allina Health child […]

New guidelines for attention deficit disorder

[KARE 11, Oct. 9, 2019] One in 10 children in the U.S. suffers from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD. For many, the first line of treatment is medication. The American Academy of Pediatrics just issued new guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD for the first time since 2011. Allina Health child psychiatrist […]

How difficult is it to forgive?

[KARE 11, Oct. 4, 2019] After Amber Guyger, the former Dallas cop convicted of killed her upstairs neighbor, was sentenced to 10 years in prison, victim impact statements took place in the courtroom. Botham Jean’s brother Brandt went first, speaking about his brother. “If you truly are sorry, I know I can speak for myself, […]

Free Bikes 4 Kidz wants your unused bikes

[KARE 11, Oct. 3, 2019] The first Saturday is always the day to donate your unused bikes to Free Bikes 4 Kidz at most Allina Health Clinics and Hospitals. Allina Health’s Ellie Zuehlke and Free Bikes 4 Kidz’ Tia Martinson talked with KARE 11 about big collection day.

So what happened with Bernie Sander’s heart?

[KARE 11, Oct. 2, 2019] Presidential candidate Bernie Sander felt chest pains during a campaign event this week and went to a hospital where doctors placed two stents in a clogged coronary artery. He’s taking time off from the campaign to recover. KARE 11 News wanted to know just how common what happened to Sanders […]

How risky is eating red meat? New papers provoke controversy

[KARE 11, Oct. 1, 2019] In a series of papers just published, a team of international researchers say the increased risks of eating red meat are small and uncertain and that cutting back likely wouldn’t be worth it for people who enjoy meat — contradicting established advice. The new studies muddy the waters about just […]

Benefits and drawbacks of intermittent fasting

[KARE 11, Sept. 20, 2019] Half of Americans say they are trying to lose weight. In the quest to find the easiest, fastest and healthiest way to drop pounds, intermittent fasting has become all the rage. Intermittent fasting cycles between periods of eating and periods of no food. People are strategically skipping meals in hopes […]