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Minnesota Health Officials Address Ebola Concerns

The Minnesota Department of Health is working with leaders in the local Liberian community to address concerns about an Ebola...

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Minnesota & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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MN Nonprofit Cancels West Africa Trip Over Ebola Fears

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is having an impact on some health organizations here in the Twin Cities. The nonprofit group Children’s Surgery International has canceled a trip to Liberia because of the outbreak.

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Liberians In Minnesota Worry About Ebola Outbreak

Members of Minnesota’s sizeable Liberian community say an Ebola outbreak that has killed hundreds of people in West Africa, including a local woman’s husband, has them worrying about relatives and scrambling to raise money to help prevent the virus from spreading.

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8,000 Get Bum Notices Of Health Care Cancellations

More than 8,000 low-income Minnesotans received erroneous notices that their health coverage would be temporarily canceled if they don’t pay up. A July 17 notice warned MinnesotaCare subscribers that they faced a four-month coverage lockout if they failed to renew their policy through the state’s new health insurance exchange by month’s end.

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Get Movin’ Monday: How To Slow Down Our Busy Lives

With work piling up, getting the kids to sports, and other day-to-day duties, stress seems never ending. That’s why we’re going to get you moving this Monday — by teaching you how to slow down.

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Vote: Best Massage In Minnesota?

Everyone needs a relaxing day at the spa every once in a while. Most of us have stresses in our lives, whether it’s something at work or at home. It’s always nice to get away, even if only for an hour, and getting a massage to get those muscles relaxed and feel refreshed again.

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Wanted: Manufacturers For New Medical Pot Program

Dr. Marshall Brinton saw the headlines after Minnesota passed a medical marijuana law, looked around at the equipment in his old veterinary laboratory and thought: Yeah, I could do that.

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A Gluten-Free Camp For Kids? It’s Right Here In Minnesota

Over the past few years, most of us have become familiar with the term “gluten-free.” About 1 percent of the population has celiac disease, which means no wheat, rye or barley. For kids with those types of allergies, there is respite right here in Minnesota. In Maple Lake, one of the only gluten-free camps in the country is being held this week.

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Tamiflu Shortage Again

The liquid form of the flu drug Tamiflu is in short supply.

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DASH Diet Ranked Best Overall — Once Again

The new annual ‘‘best diets” list is out from U.S. News & World Report.

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What ‘Brain-Dead’ Means

What does it mean when doctors say a person is brain-dead?