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Health Department Continues Survey On Medical Marijuana

Potential users of medical marijuana have about one week to participate in a survey that could help the state get a picture of the...

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Minnesota & The Affordable Care Act

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‘U’ Student With Measles Passes Infectious Stage

Minnesota’s only active measles case, a 20-year-old University of Minnesota student, has passed the infectious stage. It will be at least another week until health officials find out if that one case spread elsewhere.

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Slow Enrollment Leaves State With Bigger MNsure Bill

Lackluster enrollment in private plans and shrinking federal funds may force the state to cover a greater share of Minnesota’s health insurance exchange.

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U Of M Sees First Measles Diagnosis In 20 Years

A student at the University of Minnesota has tested positive for measles. It’s the first confirmed measles case in Minnesota this year. University health officials say the student came down with the measles after returning home from a trip abroad.

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Flashback: Measles Outbreak In 2011 Sickened 21

The University of Minnesota is in the news this week after a student tested positive for measles – the first confirmed measles case for the school in 20 years. But it hasn’t been long since Minnesota experienced an outbreak.

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Bill Requires Talking To Doctor Before Opting Out Of Shots

A Minnesota lawmaker wants parents who don’t vaccinate their children to meet with a doctor first.

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Lawmakers Seek To Attract Health Care Workers To Rural MN

Minnesota’s need for rural health care services is growing at exactly the time the number of health care professionals is shrinking. In six of the largest counties in northwestern Minnesota around Crookston, it’s a crisis.

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Measles Case Confirmed On University Of Minnesota Campus

The University of Minnesota says a case of measles has been confirmed in a student on the Twin Cities campus. The university said Wednesday the student recently returned from international travel, and is now isolated off campus while recovering.

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Twin Cities Metro Lands On Sickest Cities List

The Twin Cities makes lots of national lists, but there’s some we don’t want to fall on. Recently, the metro area landed on a list of the sickest areas in the United States.

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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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