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Baby formula is the latest product that has been critically hit in the supply chain shortage. The shortage is not only impacting Minnesota residents, but families on the national level that are connecting from all corners of the country to help each other find and receive any formula they can.
Legal medical marijuana sales officially began in Minnesota on July 1, 2015, but at the time it was signed into law by then-Gov. Mark Dayton, the state legislation that authorized those sales was widely considered the most restrictive of its kind in the nation. That's now changed.
“If it doesn't bother you, it doesn’t bother me,” Dr. Trevor Meaney said. “If it bothers you, it bothers me, and it’s probably time that you talk to a doctor.”
Just over 33,000 Minnesotans are qualified to get medical marijuana. Rise has five other retail locations in Minnesota: Eagan, Hibbing, St. Cloud, St. Paul and Willmar.

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For some communities at higher risk for COVID-19, it’s difficult to balance safety against social isolation as restrictions relax.
More than two years after the coronavirus pandemic shut down colleges and universities across the country, educators and students alike are coming to terms with the return to normalcy and “next steps” as they relate to the pandemic.
Minnesota's 65-plus population is slowly changing, according to Susan Brower, the state demographer. "Right now, about 7% of our older adult population are Black, Indigenous or people of color,” she said. “We expect that will tick upwards year over year toward greater racial and ethnic diversity."
FATHER stands for “Fostering Actions to Help Earnings and Responsibility.” Founded in 1999 by the city of Minneapolis, the FATHER Project became a program of Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota in 2004. The program’s mission is to help fathers learn healthy parenting skills and behaviors as well as overcome barriers that have prevented them from providing emotional and financial support for their children.
Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott made the donation to Planned Parenthood North Central States, which operates 28 health centers in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa and Nebraska.
Ariel Olive Marie Bieniek-Phelps was born in the passenger seat of her parents’ 2020 Ford Explorer on the shoulder of an Interstate 94 off-ramp around 11:40 p.m. Sunday.

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In Minnesota, there are an estimated 99,000 people with Alzheimer’s. And 170,000 unpaid caregivers. The numbers aren’t broken down by ethnicity.
No one likes to consider the worst "what ifs" when it comes to their health and mortality, but worst-case scenarios are something people need to be prepared for. Having an advanced care plan in place helps loved ones and health care workers make treatment decisions in an emergency, and guarantees a patient's wishes are fulfilled.
A decline in local demand and improved availability of other tests prompted this change.

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