Medica to cap insulin costs for Minnesotans at $25

Written By: Paul Scott | Duluth News Tribune Beginning in January of 2020, the 6,500 diabetic patients with Medica insurance plans in Minnesota will see their insulin costs capped at $25 for every 30-day supply of insulin, the Minnetonka-based insurer announced...

Overdose deaths drop in Minnesota

Written By: John Lundy | Duluth News Tribune The number of drug overdose deaths dropped steeply in Minnesota last year, the state Department of Health reported Tuesday. Calling the data preliminary, the health department said the number of overdose deaths in the state...

You Should Hike. Here’s Why:

A stroll in the woods as short as 15 minutes leads to physiological changes such as improved heart and mental health Written By: Melinda M. Lavine | Duluth News Tribune One of the things Trista Vucetich Anderson likes about living in Duluth is access to hiking. It...

Minnesota’s rural hospitals are hanging on — for now

As small-town medicine faces pressure nationwide, Minnesota hospitals struggle to adapt and survive. By Jeremy Olson, Star Tribune MADELIA, MINN. – The prognosis for Madelia Community Hospital has been grim for some years now. Births are no longer scheduled here....