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Medicine

  • Movies

    May 7, 2003

    Body of Evidence

    'Cremaster' controls the ups and downs of Matthew Barney's corpus

  • News

    March 5, 2003

    The Prescription Drug Wars

    Can Minnesota rein in prescription costs?

  • News

    February 26, 2003

    Shots in the Dark

    Questioning childhood vaccinations: It's not just for paranoiacs anymore

  • News

    February 5, 2003

    In God's Name

    When leaders say they're pro-family and Christian, look for the devil in the details

  • 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.

  • News

    March 13, 2002

    Dirty Politics

    Family values and the fight against AIDS

  • Movies

    December 12, 2001

    What Women Want?

    A First-Time Male Director Markets His Vision to the Other Half

  • Books

    June 27, 2001

    A Few Gay Men

    The state's HIV task force is supposed to mirror the epidemic's demographics. So why is it filled with straight white women?

  • News

    June 27, 2001

    No Choice

    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.

  • News

    November 8, 2000

    Smoke and Mirrors

    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

  • News

    October 25, 2000

    Sick and Tired

    A tragic accident, underpaid, overworked personal-care attendants, and one pissed-off patient

  • News

    February 9, 2000

    The Ghost Virus

    Hepatitis C has lurked in the shadows for decades. Now it appears dead set on causing the most confounding epidemic since AIDS.

  • Feature

    November 1, 1999

    In Hot Water

    Need a break for mind and body? Try these simple remedies that draw on the healing power of an old-fashioned soak.

  • Feature

    October 1, 1999

    Kathy Sena

    October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Here's a look at the latest resources to keep you in-the-know.

  • Feature

    June 23, 1999
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    May 26, 1999

    The New Sexual Revolution

    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

  • Feature

    May 1, 1999
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    May 1, 1999

    Birthing Alone

    Why are some women choosing to give birth without any professional assistance at all?

  • Feature

    April 1, 1999

    In Sickness and in Health

    For aliments without cure, hope remains the eternal elixir

  • Feature

    April 1, 1999

    The Wonderland of Chronic Illness

    The surreal world of sickness from a child's perspective

  • Books

    March 17, 1999

    The Zero Hour

    Call him The Body. Call him The Mind. Whatever you do, don't call Ventura to fund your nonprofit.

  • Feature

    March 1, 1999

    Too Much of a Good Thing?

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

  • Feature

    February 1, 1999

    In a Heartbeat

    How quickly life changed when our daughter's heart murmur wasn't innocent at all

  • Feature

    January 1, 1999

    When Birth Storms In

    Lessons from a rough homebirth

  • Feature

    October 1, 1998

    The Immunization Decision

    Getting informed is a parent's best course

  • Feature

    August 1, 1998
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    August 1, 1998

    The "Post-AIDS" Era?

    Author Eric Rofes calls off the crisis among gay men

  • Feature

    August 1, 1998

    Doctor Who?

    In many Twin Cities clinics, continuity of prenatal care is a thing of the past.

  • News

    July 1, 1998

    Nobody's Perfect

    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.

  • Feature

    July 1, 1998
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    July 1, 1998

    The Other Epidemic

    HIV can be deadly. But other STDs also impact the health of Minnesota's GLBT community

  • Feature

    June 1, 1998
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    June 1, 1998
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    May 1, 1998

    AIDS Walk aims at $800,000 goal

    Charity afoot: Minnesotans participate in the AIDS Walk

  • News

    April 8, 1998

    Seeing Red

    A local teen finds himself up against a federal rule that permanently bans gay and bisexual men from donating blood.

  • Feature

    April 8, 1998
  • News

    March 18, 1998

    A Dose of Reality

    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.

  • 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

    February 4, 1998

    Talking Blues

    Sure, they're in court fighting the tobacco companies. But just try to get them to pay for a nicotine patch.

  • News

    January 21, 1998
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    January 1, 1998
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    December 1, 1997

    The Paternity Problem

    Seeds of doubt plague a lesbian couple in their search for sperm.

  • Feature

    December 1, 1997

    Positive Environment

    As workers with AIDS remain on the job or return, employers scramble to react.

  • News

    October 15, 1997

    Mall of Mammography

    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."

  • News

    June 11, 1997

    Killer Cure

    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

  • Feature

    June 11, 1997

    QUEERING RENT

    Sarah Schulman: Author, witness

  • News

    May 28, 1997

    AIDS and Old Age

    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.

  • News

    April 30, 1997

    Living Clean

    The Minnesota AIDS Project tries to shoot a clean-syringes provision through the Legislature.

  • News

    April 30, 1997
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    March 5, 1997

    The Living Dead of the Night

    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.

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