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Doctor: With Child Food Allergies, Be Prepared

Most preschoolers with food allergies still have serious reactions. That’s despite their parents’ best efforts to protect their children. Little Bari Holden was just a baby when her mom, Briana, gave her yogurt for the first time. “As soon as I gave it to her, she broke out. Head to toe. Hives everywhere,” said Briana.

06/25/2012

Sleep, Bed, Strokes

Study: Lack Of Sleep Increases Stroke Risk

Doctors often tell us to get more sleep, and now there’s another good reason to heed their advice. A new study shows that getting too little sleep can put older and middle aged people at risk for stroke.

06/11/2012

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Breastfeeding ‘Well Worth’ The Inconvenience

Kathryn McNeil admits breastfeeding her 4-month-old daughter hasn’t always been easy. “The first month was really hard. Definitely the first two weeks. It hurt so much even a cotton shirt against your chest just hurts. It’s awful,” said Kathryn.

06/04/2012

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Whooping Cough An Increasing Concern In Hennepin County

Minnesota health officials are warning parents to keep an eye out for whooping cough.

04/10/2012

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15 Years Later, WCCO Visits 2 Cochlear Implant Patients

In high school, fitting in is difficult enough. Many teenagers just want to be like “everyone else” and not to be labeled as “different.” But imagine navigating those years without sound.

04/03/2012

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Check Out The CBS HealthWatch Colorectal Webcast

Watch Dr. Travis Stork from The Doctors and a panel of renowned medical experts discuss colorectal cancer and digestive health.

03/29/2012

CBSMinnesota.com/YourHome

Visit CBS Minnesota’s Your Home

Visit CBS Minnesota’s Your Home for great advice on how to keep your home clean, green and healthy.

03/20/2012

American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

Laparoscopic Surgery – What Is It?

What is laparoscopic surgery?

03/02/2012

Colon Cancer Alliance

Time To Talk About Colon Cancer

When is the last time you talked about colon cancer?

03/02/2012

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Five Myths About Colorectal Cancer

In many cases, colorectal cancer can be prevented.

03/02/2012

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Colorectal Cancer Surgery-Follow Up Evaluation

Why should there be a postoperative follow-up program?

03/02/2012

Colon Cancer Alliance

Colon Cancer Screening Saves Lives, But Many People Still Don’t Get Screened

One in three people 50 years or older has not been screened for colon cancer, yet screening could help save their lives.

03/02/2012

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Never Tested for Colon Cancer? What’s Your Excuse?

These are some of the words that come to mind for lots of folks when they think about getting tested for colorectal cancer.

03/02/2012

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Federal Gov’t Making School Lunches Healthier For Kids

School lunches for kids are about to get a lot healthier. The government is announcing new nutrition standards for school meals.

01/25/2012