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Sleeping Disorders Could Be Behind Behavioral Issues In Kids

We often associate snoring and sleep problems with overweight men. But our kids can have trouble sleeping, too. And doctors say it...

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Minnesota & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Fitness Tips For The Holidays

A lot of people look forward to over-eating during the holidays, but then feel remorse afterwards.

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HealthPartners Will Be Neuroscience Center

HealthPartners is planning to build a neuroscience center in St. Paul. The health care organization says it will be constructed near Regions Hospital and will be the largest free-standing neuroscience center in the Upper Midwest and one of only a few in the country.

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MNsure Enrollments, Renewals Approach 8,000

Minnesota’s health insurance exchange says it has enrolled nearly 8,000 Minnesotans in health plans in the first week of open enrollment this fall. MNsure says over 2,550 Minnesotans have used the exchange to enroll in new coverage or renew their coverage in private health plans since last Saturday.

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Minn. Doctors, Nurses Heading To Liberia To Fight Ebola

A group of nurses and doctors have boarded a flight to Liberia to help in the fight against Ebola.

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Need A More Natural Fix For Colds? Try A Salt Cave

It’s the season of sniffling, especially if you have kids in your home. But if you don’t want to reach for the over-the-counter medications just yet, a Minneapolis business claims it has an alternative solution.

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Bono, Affleck Stay Silent in PSA on Ebola Response

Celebrities are playing the waiting game in a new online campaign calling for a unified response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.

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Minnesota Health Care Workers To Join Ebola Fight

As a nurse, Doris Parker says she is used to being exposed to AIDS, tuberculosis and other infectious diseases, so she’s not afraid to return to Liberia to help her native country fight a deadly Ebola outbreak. “I have a strong conviction this is what I need to do,” said Parker, a Minnesota medical surgical nurse who leaves Thursday with a group of medical responders bound for the West African nation. “As a nurse, we’re trained to help, to take care of the sick.”

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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?

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