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Officials Say Lack Of Sleep Is Dangerous To Your Health

Sleep is a hot topic these days and we’re finding out how much Americans are not getting. Honestly, how much sleep do you get a night? Missing out on those precious hours can take a toll on your productivity and your health.

05/09/2013

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Health Officials Proposed Immunization Changes

The Minnesota Department of Health is proposing some changes to the school immunization rules.

04/30/2013

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U Study Shows What Exercises Help Arthritis Sufferers Most

Osteoarthritis affects about 27 million Americans, mostly in their knees. Now a new study by University of Minnesota researchers shows certain types of exercise can have big benefits for osteoarthritis sufferers.

01/26/2013

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Good Question: How Sick Is Sick Enough To See A Doctor?

The flu in Minnesota is so bad, some hospitals are restricting visitors. Clinics are overwhelmed with patients, and nurse’s hotlines have long waiting times.

01/09/2013

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Good Question: ‘Reply All’: Communion Contagions & The ABCs

From the flu in church to snorers who don’t wake up, we’re replying all to your Good Questions.

11/30/2012

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FDA: Fungus In Tainted Steroids And Patients Match

The fungus found in tainted steroid shots matches the one blamed in the national meningitis outbreak that has killed 20 people, federal health officials said Thursday.

10/18/2012

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As Swine Flu Spreads, Fairs Take Precautions

Government health leaders have a message for people planning to visit a county or state fair: be careful if you pet the pigs. The Centers for Disease Control says it’s seeing a big jump in swine flu cases. Most are in children who’ve recently been to a fair.

08/10/2012

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CDC: Whooping Cough Rising At Alarming Rate In US

The U.S. appears headed for its worst year for whooping cough in more than five decades, with the number of cases rising at an epidemic rate that experts say may reflect a problem with the effectiveness of the vaccine.

07/19/2012

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Opinion: Republicans Advances War On Women

Republican politicians continue to work against HPV vaccination despite its ability to prevent thousands of cases of cervical cancer and resulting deaths.

06/29/2012

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Tips On How To Beat The Heat

Heat-related deaths are preventable, but every year many people succumb to extreme heat. With a high temperature in the 90s expected Wednesday, here’s some tips on how to beat the heat.

06/27/2012

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Reality Check: Bachmann’s Comments On HPV Vaccine

Rep. Michele Bachmann’s presidential campaign has gone viral. Literally.

09/16/2011

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Health Officials Encourage Earlier Flu Vaccinations

It’s been shown that lower flu vaccination years tend to have worse disease outbreaks. So, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is pushing the message earlier this year: Get vaccinated.

08/15/2011

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Minnesota Ranks Low On Couch Potato List

A federal study suggests that Minnesota has fewer “couch potatoes” than many states.

02/17/2011

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