Journal of the American Medical Association

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2011

    High BPAs: Another reason to avoid canned soups

    ‚ÄčIf the smell of fresh-cooked homemade soup isn't enough of an incentive, a recent study in the Journal of the American Medical Association shows that eating canned soup increases exposure to bisphenol A or BPAs, a chemical that has raised health concerns, especially for children. Canada has decla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2011

    Republicans would ban all abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy

    House Speaker Kurt Zellers is among the sponsors of the bill.​We're not sure what any of this has to do with their campaign promises to create jobs, jobs and more jobs for Minnesotans, but Republicans in the Legislature have introduced their fifth anti-abortion rights bill this session. If t ... More >>

  • News

    January 22, 2003

    Imagine No More Nurses

    Recruiting foreign nurses to cover staffing shortfalls is local hospitals' latest healthcare Band-Aid. But the crisis only grows.

  • Feature

    May 1, 1999
  • Feature

    March 1, 1999

    Too Much of a Good Thing?

    Parents, pediatricians, and the growing threat of childhood antibiotic resistance

  • News

    March 11, 1998

    Rude Awakenings

    Carol Dresel has restless-legs syndrome. Coy Replogle flails around and whacks his wife. Local sleep researchers hope to put such nightmares to rest-- and find out what dreams are made of.

  • News

    June 18, 1997

    Khat Happens

    In the past year, Hennepin County District Court Judge Kevin Burke has heard a handful of cases concerning khat. "I'd say it's more like alcohol," he hazards. "I'm a little hesitant to say, 'Don't worry about khat.'

  • News

    May 15, 1996

    Hard Times

    Penile implants are supposed to make life better for men rendered impotent by injury or sickness. Sometimes they just make matters worse.

  • News

    January 3, 1996

    Better Learning Through Chemistry

    Beleaguered schools, parents, and doctors are getting Ritalin Religion when it comes to medicating unruly kids.