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Can You Catch A Cold From The Cold?Can you catch a cold from the cold? We talk with an infectious disease expert to find out.
Scientists Try Gene Editing Man's DNA To Cure DiseaseScientists for the first time have tried editing a gene inside the body in a bold attempt to permanently change a person's DNA to try to cure a disease.
Dream Of Being A Mom Intact After Student Beats Ovarian CancerTrina didn't know just how amazing the community at Gustavus was until this summer, when she found out she had cancer.
What Products Still Contain Lead?A consumer group asked Target to take a brand of fidget spinners off its shelves because of lead.
MDH: Ramsey County Tuberculosis Outbreak Largest In The CountrySince 2016, a total of 17 people have been diagnosed with the disease, six of whom died.
40 Percent Of Doctors, Nurses Go To Work With The Flu, Survey FindsAccording to a survey of nearly 2,000 healthcare professionals, over 40 percent who say they've worked while sick actually had the flu as they met patients.
Concussions A Growing Concern For High School Girls SoccerIt turns out the high school sport that causes the most concussions isn't football -- it's girls soccer.
3,000 Calls To MNsure On 1st Day Of Open EnrollmentSpokespersons with MNsure said that 40,000 visits were logged at their website, and the plan comparison tool was visited 7,500 times.
MNsure Open Enrollment Begins Amid Federal Health ChaosOpen enrollment began Wednesday for Minnesota shoppers who buy health insurance on their own, and the head of the state's health insurance exchange says Minnesota is well-positioned to help residents sign up for coverage amid the federal confusion about health care.
Why Is Sugar Bad For Our Teeth?The bacteria that causes cavities are fueled by sugar. When bacteria eat the sugar, it causes acid to form on the top of the teeth.
MN Health Dept. Spent $2.3M During 5-Month Measles OutbreakThe department reported that Minnesota had a total 79 cases of measles during the outbreak this spring and summer. 
WCCO's Frank Vascellaro Gets To The Heart Of The MatterDespite what we hear about diet and exercise, looking into our past is the best way to predict our future when it comes to heart disease.

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