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Flu Cases Spike In Minnesota

The number of flu cases is up sharply in Minnesota. Last week, there were 144 flu-related hospitalizations across the state. That’s up from 118 the week before.

01/09/2014

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MDH: Pumpkin Patch Petting Zoo Infects 3 Children With E. Coli

Three people have confirmed E. coli infections from a Minnesota pumpkin patch petting zoo, according to the Minnesota Department of Health. The three cases are all children – from 15 months old to 7 years old – and one child is hospitalized with hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), a serious complication of an E. coli infection characterized by kidney failure.

10/26/2013

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Study: Thousands Of Thyroid Cancer Cases Over-Diagnosed

A study by the Mayo Clinic finds that thousands of patients are “over-diagnosed” with thyroid cancer. Researchers say small lesions on the thyroid gland that went undetected decades ago are now being found with high tech imaging and that’s prompting cancer diagnoses and surgeries that are expensive and unnecessary.

08/28/2013

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MN Health Dept: Unsure Of Tainted Drugs’ Reach

The Minnesota Department of Health has confirmed two new cases of fungal meningitis in the state, bringing the total to seven.

10/17/2012

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Confirmed Fungal Meningitis Cases In MN Now At 7

The Minnesota Department of Health has confirmed there are now seven cases of fungal meningitis in the state.

10/17/2012

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Minn. Clinic Works 24/7 To Contact Exposed Patients

As the number of sick people with fungal meningitis increase to 119 and the number of deaths rise to 11, one clinic is working around the clock to get a hold of patients.

10/09/2012

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2 More Presumptive Swine Flu Cases Linked To Fair

Two more people have become ill with presumptive cases of swine flu linked with the Minnesota State Fair.

09/13/2012

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Whooping Cough Cases Bring New Warning

With the final few days of summer break winding down, the children will be among the 38,000 students returning to Anoka-Hennepin schools next week. But it’s a district where Pertussis booster, Tdap vaccine, will be as vital as backpacks.

08/29/2012

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Pending DWI Cases Head Back To Court, After Ruling

Thousands of pending DWI cases across the state will now get another look after a ruling by the Minnesota Supreme Court.

06/27/2012

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Whooping Cough An Increasing Concern In Hennepin County

Minnesota health officials are warning parents to keep an eye out for whooping cough.

04/10/2012

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Police: Man Exposed Himself To 2 Young Girls

Police are looking for information regarding two incidents of a man who allegedly exposed himself to young girls and a third incident where a man tried to get a girl into his vehicle.

02/28/2012

Vaccination

MDH: 6 Cases Of Measles In A Month

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has confirmed two more cases of measles in Minnesota.

03/18/2011

Vaccination

3 More Cases Of Measles In Hennepin Co.

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) said there have been three more cases of measles since an infant came down with the illness on March 4.

03/17/2011

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