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Report: ‘Sharp Increase’ In Some STD Rates In 2013

The Minnesota Department of Health released a new report Wednesday that shows significant increases in the rate of some sexually transmitted diseases from 2012 to 2013.

04/16/2014

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Gopher Football Team Recruits Students To ‘Be The Match’

Every four minutes, someone is diagnosed with blood cancer. It can take just 15 minutes to find out if you can save their life. On Tuesday, the University of Minnesota Gopher football team helped recruit students for the Be The Match drive.

04/15/2014

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Study With Voodoo Dolls Measures Anger & Hunger In Marriages

We know some people can get grouchy when they’re hungry. Now a new study is providing evidence that hunger and anger seem to go hand in hand — especially if you are married. The study is getting a lot of attention because voodoo dolls were used to measure how husbands and wives felt about each other at the end of the day.

04/15/2014

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The 5 Foods That Will Age Your Skin Faster

It’s Get Movin’ Monday on the WCCO Morning Show. To kick off each work week, we bring in Health Magazine’s “Next Fitness Star” and Tiger Athletics owner Stacie Clark to help you keep your fitness goals.

04/14/2014

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Good Question ‘Reply All’: Hair Nets, Days Of The Week & Buttons

Don from Brooklyn Park, Minn., asked: If you work in a restaurant, are you required to wear a hair net?

04/11/2014

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Rooftop Garden At St. Paul Children’s Hospital Offers Healing

All week, the WCCO Morning Show is taking you stories above the metro and showing off some of the coolest rooftops in the Twin Cities. For Thursday, Edward Moody journeyed to a place that surrounds families in beauty during the toughest of times.

04/10/2014

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Legislative Auditor Plans Extensive MNsure Review

Minnesota’s legislative auditor says he plans to conduct a comprehensive review of the troubled launch of Minnesota’s health insurance exchange. Jim Nobles told a MNsure oversight panel on Wednesday that his review will look at problems that plagued the exchange website in its early days.

04/09/2014

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Need A Quick Workout Recovery? Try Oats

Do you exercise a lot but need a long time to recover from your workout? A new study suggests something you eat could help you recover faster. A University of Minnesota study found a compound in oats helped to stop inflammation after strenuous exercise for women over 50.

04/09/2014

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Digital Bracelet Company May End Up In Court After Rash Reports

They thought they were buying a popular gadget to give them a better handle on their health. Instead, thousands of people ended up with a bad rash.

04/08/2014

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Minn. Senate Passes Heroin Antidote Bill

The state Senate passed a bill Tuesday allowing first responders to administer a heroin antidote, called Narcan, in the case of an overdose, and immunity for people who call 911.

04/08/2014

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Possible Vote On Minn. Medical Marijuana Delayed

A possible Minnesota House vote on legalizing medical marijuana has been delayed for a couple of weeks. Republican Rep. Pat Garofalo of Farmington was hoping to attach an amendment that would legalize medical marijuana to a separate health bill. But that bill has been pulled from Wednesday’s docket until after the Legislature’s Passover/Easter break that begins the next day.

04/08/2014

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Former Mayor Rybak Named Among Most Fit In U.S.

Despite having a heart attack earlier this year, former Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak has been named by at least one publication as one of the most fit leaders in the country. According to the Health Fitness Revolution, Rybak was named among the 10 most fit mayors in the United States.

04/08/2014

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How To Get The Most Out Of Your Workout Routine

Since 1995, the first full week of April has been declared National Public Health Week. It’s a chance for communities across the country to focus on promoting health and wellness. So we’ve decided to contribute to that by letting you know about a ways you can get healthy or healthier.

04/08/2014

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Get Movin’ Monday: With Fitness, Strength In Numbers

One of the best ways to make sure you get your daily workout in is to do it with a group. Natalie Nyhus spoke with the owners of Tiger Athletics, Stacie and Chris Clark, about finding the fitness class that fits your needs the best.

04/07/2014

Lukemia Video Challenge

‘Cold Water Challenge’ Videos Helping Wis. Toddler Suffering From Leukemia

Some crazy videos have been popping up on Facebook over the past week to help a sick little girl and her family. The videos are part of the “Cold Water Challenge,” an online campaign to help generate attention and funds for a cause.

04/06/2014

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Starkey Gala 2013 Red Carpet

St. Paul rolled out the red carpet for an annual event that brings the biggest names in Hollywood to town. It’s all for the Starkey Foundation, which provides hundreds of thousands of hearing aids to people around the world.

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