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4 Minnesota Hospitals Tabbed To Treat Ebola Cases

Four hospitals in Minnesota have been designated as treatment centers for any confirmed Ebola cases in the state. The Minnesota...

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McFadden Renews Call For Ebola Travel Ban

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden is renewing his call for a travel ban from countries being ravaged by Ebola. McFadden says the fourth confirmed case of the virus in the country — a New York doctor recently tested positive — proves the U.S. hasn’t done enough to halt Ebola’s spread.

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Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Raw, Frozen Chicken Entrees

Six recent cases of salmonellosis have been linked to raw, frozen chicken entrees, according to state health and agriculture officials.

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MN Will Monitor Some Travelers For Ebola Symptoms

Minnesota health officials say they’ll be in daily touch with travelers returning to Minnesota from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea for 21 days, the incubation period for Ebola.

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Minn. Officials Walk Through Mock Ebola Scenario

More than 100 representatives from several Minnesota agencies are going through a mock exercise to review the state’s preparedness in the event of a case of Ebola.

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After Heart Scare, School Trains Staff And Students In Lifesaving

More than 700 students, staff, faculty and even parents took part in a CPR/Automated External Defibrillator (AED) training workshop at Saint Thomas Academy Wednesday afternoon. The massive workshop comes after a student suffered a cardiac event and collapsed on the football field this August. A student and a member of the coaching staff, who was also a doctor, administered CPR until help arrived.

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Health Watch: Drinking Soda Can Speed Aging Process

There’s a new reason to avoid sugary drinks. It’s already known that too much soda can create a higher risk for diabetes, heart disease and stroke — not to mention what it will do to your teeth. Now, add 4-and-a-half years of extra aging to the list.

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Thousands Will Die From Flu This Year, Doctors Predict

Although concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.

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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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