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Is earlier puberty in today’s American kids linked to environmental issues?

Is earlier puberty in today’s American kids linked to environmental issues?

Oct. 16 | By Roddy Scheer and Doug Moss Contributing Writers    Research indicates that indeed Americans girls and boys are going through puberty earlier than ever, though the reasons are unclear. Many believe our widespread exposure to synthetic chemicals...

Flu Fighter Clinics begin Sept. 19

Flu Fighter Clinics begin Sept. 19

Sep. 19 | Flu vaccinations offered at all Minnesota Lunds & Byerly’s stores   Flu season is returning to the Northern Hemisphere. It won’t be long before the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

State bill aims for athletic concussion protection, prevention

State bill aims for athletic concussion protection, prevention

Sep. 5 | Law would set standards for head injury care, education for student-athletes and those who work with them   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer (Originally published May 5, 2011 in the MSR) A bill that would establish education and return-to-play...

Mother of autistic child fights for equal care

Mother of autistic child fights for equal care

May. 1 | Proposed laws could disadvantage Black and  low-income people   By Michelle Lawrence Contributing Writer   “State legislators want to create two different healthcare policies for kids with autism: one that generously covers the privately...

Amicus Radius rescues girls from dead-end futures

Amicus Radius rescues girls from dead-end futures

Feb. 13 |   Every year they help hundreds of girls bypass the ‘probation pipeline’ By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   “Amicus Radius, honored as 2012 Program of the Year by Minnesota Women’s Consortium…, works with teenage girls involved...

Retired baseball player brings attention to autism

Retired baseball player brings attention to autism

Sep. 12 |   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer     One in 88 U.S. children — boys are about five times more likely than girls — is diagnosed with autism according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). However, the federal research agency...