Health & Wellness

Dog playing in dog park

With many Minnesotans sticking closer to home during the pandemic, folks have been looking for inspired ways to use their newfound time. For some, that meant welcoming pets into their homes.

A girl looks out a plane window on a family vacation.

Traveling with kids doesn’t need to be a crying game.

Sun peeks through the snowy trees on a winter morning.

Writer Anne Marie Ruff Grewal reflects on the daily brilliance of winter.

Christmas trees on a Christmas tree farm

The University of Minnesota Extension’s horticulture experts offer a few tips for picking the perfect Christmas tree this year.

A child smiles, wearing their new glasses after a Vistagraph reading comprehension test.

At Hopkins Eye Clinic, specialists are using Vistagraph to evaluate reading efficiency.

Three pills rest on a piece of paper listing side effects.

Side effects can sometimes be a really good thing.

Tracks from someone sliding on the ice in winter boots.

Writer Anne Marie Ruff Grewal gives a fresh perspective on an unpopular month.

A woman takes a picture during a solo travel vacation.

While it might sound intimidating, solo travel is good for the mind, body and soul.

A sober woman refuses a shot of whiskey.

How to navigate life without alcohol.

One great destination for art aficionados and novices alike is Santa Fe, New Mexico, a mecca for art, history and culture.

Fall colors in Minnesota

In October, the trees are shutting down their solar factories for the winter, and celebrating with a grand show of fall colors.

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