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Good Question ‘Reply All’: Red, Judge Robes & Gray Hair

Amerti asked: Why do we associate red with romance? For centuries, red has meant danger, strength, courage and love. It’s always been considered a powerful color that stands out to represent things that are powerful to people. Carol Bruess, professor of family studies at the University of St. Thomas, says it all probably comes down to what’s in our veins. “The heart is the organ that pumps ‘red’ blood through our life system, the body,” Bruess said.

02/14/2014

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Settlement In Case Over Newborn Blood Samples

The Minnesota Department of Health has reached a settlement in a case over its practice of storing and using newborn blood samples without parental consent.

01/13/2014

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American Red Cross Hosting 12-Hour Blood Drive Monday

The American Red Cross is hosting a big blood drive Monday. Officials said they want to boost the supply before a lot of donors go out of town or get too busy over the holidays. The 12 Hours of Giving Holiday Blood Drive started at 7 a.m. Monday and goes until 7 p.m.

12/23/2013

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Photo Evidence From Trevino Trial Released

A jury found Jeffery Trevino guilty of second-degree murder in the death of his wife Kira Steger back on Oct. 2, and on Friday, photo evidence from the trial was released. From photos of blood on pillow cases and trunk liners, to surveillance images — here’s a gallery that gives an inside look into the trial.

10/11/2013

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Be Wary Of Dehydration, But You Can Overhydrate, Too

As Minnesotans try to beat the heat, there’s also the danger of drinking too much water. If you drink too much within a certain time span, serious health problems could arise. It’s called hyponatremia.

08/27/2013

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Protest To Lift Blood Donation Ban For Gay Men

Opponents of a federal ban on blood donations by men who have sex with men are demonstrating at a St. Paul blood bank. Organizer Zachary Fincher says about 20 to 40 men will try to donate blood at the Memorial Blood Centers’ St. Paul location Friday.

07/12/2013

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Man Charged For Pistol-Whipping Columbia Store Owner

A 29-year-old man is accused of beating a Columbia store owner with the butt of his handgun, and leaving the victim covered in his own blood, according to authorities. Brandon Benjamin Broszko was charged with two counts of first-degree attempted aggravated robbery, according to a criminal complaint filed in Anoka County.

06/14/2013

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Police: DNA Of Missing Woman Found On Ex’s Jacket

Eden Prairie police say a missing woman’s DNA was in a blood sample from a jacket found in the SUV of her ex-boyfriend.

05/07/2013

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Is The Media Coverage Of The Boston Bombings Over The Top?

04/16/2013

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Giving Blood Not Just For Humans, Pets Do It, Too

We’ve all heard the plea to donate blood. But it’s not just humans who need it during an emergency or surgery.

03/20/2013

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New Fitness Test Blurs Line Between Trainers And Doctors

Many people hit the gym to lose weight, but what they’re doing to drop pounds is changing. At Lifetime Fitness, some are now putting themselves through tests more likely to be found in a doctor’s office than a gym.

03/14/2013

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Police Set Up Tip Line, Seek Public’s Help In Finding Kira Trevino

St. Paul Police are seeking the public’s help in finding the body of Kira Trevino. Anyone with information is urged to call 651-560-3277, as Kira has now been missing for seven days.

03/01/2013

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Tattoo Rule Eased, More Blood Donors Expected

The Minnesota Red Cross could receive hundreds more blood donors each year after lifting a waiting period required for people with tattoo.

04/20/2012

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Cord Blood Treatment May Fulfill Baseballer’s Dreams

He was set to go to college last fall and play baseball, but leukemia changed that. Now, an 18-year-old man is part of the first-of-its-kind treatment that may allow him to fulfill his dream.

03/08/2012

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Woman Honored For Donating 100 Gallons Of Blood

A St. Paul woman reached a major milestone for helping others: 100 gallons of donated blood.

01/17/2012

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