Joe Mauer is out for the year with pneumonia.Joe Mauer's bad luck continues. Mauer is out for the rest of the season with pneumonia, bringing an early end to his worst season with the Twins. The team's on its way to its worst record in more than a decade, so Mauer's sitting out the last 23 games ... More >>
Percy Harvin can now inhaleThe NFL won't let Percy Harvin, or any other player, beat migraines by burning down a joint. But he may have found another way to inhale legally: He's been diagnosed with sleep apnea and has started to use a special breathing machine at night.
Two different scientific research teams have determined that the source of the SARS virus, which has killed at least 774 people worldwide thus far, is the Chinese horseshoe bat.
A New Orleans resident since 1952, Sandra Carter never let a hurricane force her from her home. When Katrina hit, Carter, a widow and retired substitute teacher, figured she would be okay because her home in the city's Algiers neighborhood sits on a high spot. But three days after the storm rolled t ... More >>
Minor 7 Studios and Pop for Charity are preparing to release Friends with Benefits, a 16-track collection of unreleased songs by Twin Cities bands. The proceeds will go to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The acts are mostly indie-pop and folk-tinged and include the Owls, Mike Gunther, Heavy Sleeper, ... More >>
Whooping Cough returns with a vengeance
Andrew Broder has gone from punk rocker to Life Sucks Die crew member to house-party DJ to turntable scientist to Picked to Click poll topper. What comes next?
Parents, pediatricians, and the growing threat of childhood antibiotic resistance
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.