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Minn. School’s Adjust To USDA Lunch Guidelines

Minnesota schools are adjusting after the USDA issued new guidelines on the amount of fat and calories contained in snacks made available in lunchrooms.

06/27/2013

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MN HS Sports Leaders ‘Putting Premium On Coaches’

Nearly 100 Minnesota high school athletic directors gathered on Tuesday to listen to guest speakers help teach them about leadership, organization, and most importantly about getting the right coaches for the right kids. “To take the principals, the concepts, the legal issues, and the coaching issues and leadership issues and apply them to the schools they’re at,” Ted Schultz said.

06/25/2013

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Pediatricians: Hold Off On Antibiotics For Sinus Infections

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has new guidelines to diagnose and treat bacterial sinus infections. Many infections develop after a cold, with symptoms including a cough, green or yellow nasal discharge and sometimes fever. Doctors previously prescribed antibiotics for all children diagnosed with a bacterial sinus infection that lasted seven to 10 days.

06/24/2013

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2 Kids In Diapers Discovered Playing On Highway

Police in Moorhead say a young brother and sister left a locked home and played in the highway while their parents slept. According to the police department, the two children were seen playing on Highway 75 between 10 and 11 a.m. Wednesday.

06/19/2013

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Experts Weigh In After Baby Dies While Left In Car

The death of a baby in Moorhead, who was left in a hot car, has many wondering how and why such a thing could happen. Nationally, about 38 children die while trapped in hot vehicles, according to the group Kids and Cars.

06/12/2013

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MN Water Accidents Claim 3 Lives

The past few days have been deadly on Minnesota waters. A 3-year-old boy drowned in a lake in Nisswa on Monday, and over 5-year-old girl and a woman died in a boating accident on Lac qui Parle, as the two were without life jackets.

06/11/2013

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Study: More Kids Accidentally Poisoned By Prescription Drugs

In Monday’s Health Watch, a new study shows more kids are getting accidentally poisoned by prescription drugs.

06/03/2013

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John Williams Video Smack Down For 6-3!

Frosberry Flop…no thanks say Kenyan High Jumpers on THE SMACK DOWN!

06/03/2013

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Ex-Priest Named In 1st Lawsuit Under New Minn. Law

A civil lawsuit filed Wednesday by a man who claims he was sexually abused by priest nearly 40 years ago is the first to be brought since the Minnesota Legislature loosened the statute of limitations on such crimes, attorneys for the accuser said.

05/29/2013

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1 Dead, 2 Injured, 1 Missing After Field Trip At Lilydale Park

One child is dead, two others are injured and another is missing after a hillside gave way Wednesday during a fourth grade field trip at a St. Paul park, according to Fire Marshal Steve Zaccard. In a press conference, authorities said that multiple crews continue to search the area for the missing child.

05/22/2013

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Charges: Minneapolis Man Shot, Killed Man In Front Of 4 Kids

A 52-year-old Minneapolis man has been charged with allegedly shooting and killing a 23-year-old man all while four young children watched, the Hennepin County Attorey’s Office announced Tuesday.

05/14/2013

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Cops: Two 3-Year-Old Boys Trampled By Buffaloes

Two 3-year-old boys were trampled by buffaloes Friday in Otter Tail County, and their condition is unknown at the time, according to authorities.

05/10/2013

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Spit-Cleaning Pacifiers Could Help Ward Off Allergies

Conventional wisdom has been to clean a baby’s pacifier using soap and water. But new research shows another method — that’s somewhat unconventional — could have unexpected benefits.

05/06/2013

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2 Children Struck By Truck In Mankato

Two children in Mankato are in the hospital after being struck by a truck Thursday morning.

05/02/2013

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Minn. House Votes To Curb Chemical In Kid Products

By wide margins, the Minnesota House has approved two bills to curb the use of certain chemicals in products made for children.

04/26/2013

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A.D.H.D. Diagnosis On The Rise

A.D.H.D. diagnosis is on the rise among U.S. children. Why the sudden rise and what is being done?

04/01/2013

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Amplatz Kids Costume Up For Superhero Day

University of Minnesota Amplatz Children’s Hospital is celebrating the superheroes among us.

03/28/2013

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Health Watch: Autism Rates Underestimated In US

A new government report suggests the number of children with autism in the U.S. is underestimated.

03/20/2013

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Doctors Concerned With Healthy Kids Taking ADHD Meds

A national group of doctors is concerned that healthy children are using ADHD medications when they shouldn’t be.

03/13/2013

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Mpls. Charter School Could Close After Losing Sponsor

Emily O. Goodridge-Grey Accelerated Charter School has been told its main source of funding won’t be renewed.

03/12/2013

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Study: Kids Who Avoid Things More Likely To Have Anxiety

Kids who avoid scary situations are more likely to have anxiety problems.

03/12/2013

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Study: ADHD In Children Can Last Into Adulthood

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, is the most common developmental disorder affecting children.

03/04/2013

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Mauer Has 2 Hits, Scores Twice As Twins Beat O’s

As news spread that Joe Mauer and his wife are expecting twins in August, the All-Star catcher had two hits with an RBI, a walk and two runs scored to lead the Minnesota Twins over the Baltimore Orioles 7-1 on Thursday.

02/28/2013

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Hidden Health Problems At Indoor Playgrounds

A mother from Arizona has spent the last two years exposing what she calls a hidden health problem at indoor playgrounds. Now, she’s working with a lawmaker in Minnesota and hopes to get a similar law passed in St. Paul this session.

02/20/2013

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MDH: More Than Half Of 3rd Graders Have Cavities

A new report from the Minnesota Department of Health finds that more than one half of the state’s third graders experienced tooth decay.

02/19/2013

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