'Cremaster' controls the ups and downs of Matthew Barney's corpus
Can Minnesota rein in prescription costs?
Questioning childhood vaccinations: It's not just for paranoiacs anymore
When leaders say they're pro-family and Christian, look for the devil in the details
Recruiting foreign nurses to cover staffing shortfalls is local hospitals' latest healthcare Band-Aid. But the crisis only grows.
Family values and the fight against AIDS
A First-Time Male Director Markets His Vision to the Other Half
The state's HIV task force is supposed to mirror the epidemic's demographics. So why is it filled with straight white women?
Dr. Mildred Hanson is one of the few Minnesota physicians who hasn't been bullied out of performing abortions. At 77, she's more afraid of what will happen when she retires.
Two years after picking billions of dollars out of Big Tobacco's pocket, state officials are still having trouble polishing their next trick: Figuring out how to spend it
A tragic accident, underpaid, overworked personal-care attendants, and one pissed-off patient
Hepatitis C has lurked in the shadows for decades. Now it appears dead set on causing the most confounding epidemic since AIDS.
Need a break for mind and body? Try these simple remedies that draw on the healing power of an old-fashioned soak.
October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Here's a look at the latest resources to keep you in-the-know.
Kitchen Militia moms storm the stage, AIDS activists howl in the wings, born-again virgins recite their vows, and the fight over sex education in school turns into the hottest ticket in town
Why are some women choosing to give birth without any professional assistance at all?
For aliments without cure, hope remains the eternal elixir
The surreal world of sickness from a child's perspective
Call him The Body. Call him The Mind. Whatever you do, don't call Ventura to fund your nonprofit.
Parents, pediatricians, and the growing threat of childhood antibiotic resistance
How quickly life changed when our daughter's heart murmur wasn't innocent at all
Lessons from a rough homebirth
Getting informed is a parent's best course
Author Eric Rofes calls off the crisis among gay men
In many Twin Cities clinics, continuity of prenatal care is a thing of the past.
First the lawsuits. Then the bankruptcy, the divorce, the TV exposé, the attorney general's investigation. Before Dr. Harry Johnson knew it, his cosmetic-surgery empire was in ruins.
HIV can be deadly. But other STDs also impact the health of Minnesota's GLBT community
Charity afoot: Minnesotans participate in the AIDS Walk
A local teen finds himself up against a federal rule that permanently bans gay and bisexual men from donating blood.
After years of gathering dust on drugstore shelves, the female condom may finally be on its way to finding acceptance among gay men and Third World women.
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.
Sure, they're in court fighting the tobacco companies. But just try to get them to pay for a nicotine patch.
Seeds of doubt plague a lesbian couple in their search for sperm.
As workers with AIDS remain on the job or return, employers scramble to react.
Nordstrom is slated to open its in-store mammography clinic--for well-insured and cash-paying clients only--later this month. According to clinic supervisor Judy Johnson, many women are too busy to get mammograms. "But all women have time to shop."
One ironic result of new anti-AIDS drugs, say service providers such as Agape House's Linda Ernst (above), is a funding and volunteer crunch for agencies that serve people with AIDS/HIV
Sarah Schulman: Author, witness
Most of those involved are still struggling to grasp that older people not only get HIV, but get it the same way everyone else does.
The Minnesota AIDS Project tries to shoot a clean-syringes provision through the Legislature.
The Living Dead of the Night
Being a collection of notes on the art and science of sleeplessness, with a helpful sidebar on the commercial attractions of the night.