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‘Food insecurity’ high among Twin Cities parents

In the Twin Cities, food insecurity — the lack of consistent access to healthy, affordable food — is almost four times higher than previously believed and more than two-and-a-half times the national average, according to new research from the Univer

Will facts finally kill new ‘death-panel’ hoax?

Gary Schwitzer wrote a fiery post on his Minnesota-based Health News Watchdog blog Wednesday about how his 89-year-old mother became “afraid and confused” after receiving an e-mail about a conversation that took place on a conservative radio show la