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Reports: Drug manufacturers and middlemen both responsible for rising prices

The world of prescription drug pricing can be bewildering — intentionally so, some critics of the industry claim.  Whether that’s true or not, several reports...

Gun injuries, deaths and ownership in Minnesota, in five charts

Minnesota had the country's 13th-lowest rate of hospitalization for firearm injuries from 2000 to 2016, according to a new report from research organization RAND...

Heartbreaking stories of Black maternal deaths, pregnancy complications, racism related at...

WASHINGTON — When U.S. Rep. Cori Bush of Missouri was pregnant with her first child, Zion, she saw a sign in her doctor’s office...

Redistricting: Your questions answered

Redistricting is just every ten years, so it is easy to miss. The process can seem intentionally murky and designed to allow politicians to...

High demand for COVID-19 vaccine eases fear of hesitancy, but resistance...

Before a row of cameras, Democratic-Farmer-Labor Gov. Tim Walz and former GOP Gov. Tim Pawlenty rolled up their sleeves and relaxed their arms as...

How Inequity Gets Built Into America’s Vaccination System

This story was originally published by ProPublica. It’s a fact that simply being eligible for a vaccine in America doesn’t mean that you can instantly...

The role of health care equity in improving public safety |...

Health and access to affordable, high-quality health care play key roles in creating the conditions necessary for true public safety — and they are...

Indoor tiny house village for homeless people set to open next...

Inside a former publishing warehouse in Minneapolis’ trendy North Loop neighborhood, an entire tiny house community is being built to shelter 100 people experiencing...

Pandemic hits women, people of color hardest

Kimberly Jones knew something was up as she was walking to a company-wide meeting and saw some veteran employees packing up their belongings. She’d started...

Testing for lead poisoning in children down during pandemic, raising alarms...

Fewer Minnesota children have received lead tests during the pandemic, which could have lifelong consequences for them — and carry a heavy societal cost. During...

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