On February 16, St. Paul Officer Josh Lynaugh, 30, died of a what was initially reported to be a "medical condition" aggravated while he was on duty on February 8.SEE ALSO: Gangster Disciples have hits out on Twin Cities cops following fishy officer-involved shootingYesterday, St. Paul police announ ... More >>
It's often said by Twin Citizens that we're lucky to have a music community that's not only vibrant, but is so encouraging of collaboration and trust between artists. This Friday night, you have the chance to see some of that in action with the release of a special edition split 7" vinyl by two corn ... More >>
The Freedom to Breathe Act turns five today! That's five years of shamed huddling outside the bar (or restaurant, or workplace) in rain, sleet, snow, just to light up. And for what? Well... "Simply put, Minnesotans are healthier," says Dr. Edward Ehlinger, the state's Department of Health commission ... More >>
Late yesterday, the Hennepin County medical examiner's office announced that 22-year-old University of Minnesota football player Gary Tinsley died due to an enlarged heart.Tinsley had a condition called cardiomegaly, more commonly known as an enlarged heart, which can be developed temporarily becaus ... More >>
We've written about Marty Robbins here before, most notably on the anniversary of his recording of the Western revival, Gunfighter Ballads and Trail Songs -- click on over to learn about the history of that seminal album. But this dude's so cool, he warrants mention more than once so today, w ... More >>
Photo by Erik HessFlattus Maximus performing his final show at First AveIt's been over a month since Gwar fans learned of the death of guitarist Flattus Maximus, a.k.a. Cory Smoot, which happened sometime in the hours following when Smoot and the rest of the band played a show at First Avenue and ... More >>
Smooth.If you live in Olmstead County, you're now about half as likely to die of a heart attack than you were ten years ago. That's according to a new paper out of the Mayo Clinic.
So what are our southern neighbors doing that's so heart healthy? Researchers at Mayo think it's because they can' ... More >>
Lance Lundsten's death has been ruled a suicide.When Lance Lundsten, a gay high schooler from Miltona, died in January of this year, his death was initially reported as a suicide. The news rocketed around the internet -- another gay teen who took his life after reported bullying at the hands ... More >>
Bobby Z, best known for his stint drumming for Prince in the late '70s and early to mid '80s, is critical condition after suffering a heart attack and undergoing bypass surgery. The 55-year-old musician, born Robert Rifkin, suffered the heart attack earlier in the week and underwent the surgery o ... More >>
FacebookThe heart condition isn't what killed Lance LundstenLance Lundsten, the gay 18-year-old from Miltona who died on Saturday, didn't die from his heart condition, the Douglas County Medical examiner now says.
Lundsten's death made headlines nationwide earlier this week, after local tele ... More >>
Bacon = medicine.The New York Times magazine explores food-as-medicine connections, as a parent explains the process of treating his nine-year-old son's epilepsy with an extremely high-fat diet that's heavy on the bacon, cheese, and macadamia nuts, as well as eggs scrambled with heavy cream a ... More >>
(CC) Larry D. MooreAre calories all that matter?Has Subway's Jared just lost his throne?
Kansas State University professor of human nutrition Mark Haub spent the last 10 weeks eating nothing but Hostess and Little Debbie snack cakes--interspersed with Doritos, Oreos, and sugary cereal for v ... More >>
Peter Erlinder is being held in a Rwandan prisonThe Rwandan News Service reports that William Mitchell law professor Peter Erlinder was hospitalized on Monday evening following hours of intense questioning by Rwandan detectives.
RNS says there are suspicions he may be poisoned, but an American l ... More >>
SpecialKolin/FlickrThis just in in time for Easter (or Passover--don't forget the chocolate macaroons): Chocolate decreases your chance of having cardiovascular problems.
A new study published in the European Heart Journal indicates that consuming as little as one square of chocolate a day help ... More >>
Twin Cities entrepreneur Dick Quinn believed in the healing power of cayenne pepper. But in the four years since his death, the wrangling over rights to his five-alarm cure has been anything but therapeutic.