In a new book, "The End of Epidemics: The Looming Threat to Humanity and How to Stop It", global health expert Dr. Jonathan Quick focuses on the need for a universal flu vaccine and ways to prevent and contain the next pandemic.
After 10 years of failed treatments, a woman with previously incurable bone marrow cancer is now in remission. That's thanks to doctors at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., who turned a form of the measles virus into a promising cancer-killing machine
It’s getting more complicated to send money to Somalia, and that's a big deal in places like Minnesota where some Somali Americans have been wiring cash home for decades. Somali immigrants say the move is cutting off a vital lifeline — and may actually harm the fight against terror.
Eradicating weeds is one of the thorniest problems facing organic farmers. Weeding by hand is backbreaking work, but using herbicide means the farm is no longer organic. Enter agronomist Frank Forcella, who's modifying an ordinary sandblaster kill weeds and fertilizes food crops, too.
Some refugees who've lived in warmer climates all their life, come to the US sporting flip flops and shorts. Part of their American orientation is learning how to stay warm and enjoy the winter weather in Minnesota.