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U Of M Study Looks At The Dangers Of E-Cigarettes

For years, the University of Minnesota has been doing research on tobacco and tobacco-related products. The dangers of the emerging market of electronic cigarettes is still widely unknown.

12/11/2013

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Forum Discusses Legalization Of Marijuana In Minnesota

Representatives from health care, education and law enforcement got together in Dakota County to discuss the debate around legalizing marijuana. The forum was held to discuss the dangers of the controlled substance.

11/20/2013

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‘U Of M’ Expert Questions If CrossFit Benefits Outweigh Risks

Five years ago, the word CrossFit probably wouldn’t mean a thing to any of us. Now, things have changed and Crossfit is all the rage. However, not everyone is convinced that CrossFit is a good thing.

09/25/2013

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Father Mourns Loss Of Child From Distracted Driving Accident

Vijay Dixit is comforted sitting in a memorial garden created in his daughter’s honor. Shreya was 19 and a student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and was coming home with a friend who was driving. The driver crashed.

06/12/2013

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St. Paul Death A Reminder Of Kitchen Fire Dangers

Authorities are warning Minnesota residents after a fatal reminder Sunday: Unattended cooking is the most common source of deadly building fires in our state.

03/25/2013

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Recent Strikes Underscore Dangers of Lightning

The death of a 9-year-old boy from a lightning strike in Duluth this weekend underscores the dangers of lightning.

08/20/2012

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Fmr. MN Gov. Warns Of Voter ID Amendment Dangers

Former Minnesota Gov. Arne Carlson is concerned about what the Voter ID amendment would mean if passed.

06/24/2012

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Grandfather Carries Message About Cold Water Danger

One of the many Minnesotans offering prayers for a family who lost two sons in a sailboat accident is a grandfather who experienced a similar tragedy — and has since become an advocate for cold water safety.

04/10/2012

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Holiday Lights Creating Problems For MN Owls

There’s an incentive to take down those holiday lights this weekend, owls are getting stuck and injured. Great horned owls begin their nesting and the increased activity means an increased risk of injury.

02/10/2012

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Experts: Sugar Is Just As Bad As Alcohol, Tobacco

Many of us like to indulge our sweet tooth. But, a group of experts now say sugar is just as bad for you as alcohol or tobacco. And they now want it regulated the same way.

02/01/2012

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Good Question: What H.S. Sports Are Most Dangerous?

In light of the paralyzing injury to high school hockey player Jack Jablonski and the hospitalization of hockey player Jenna Privette, many people are looking at the safety record of high school sports. So, which sport is the most dangerous?

01/10/2012

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Friday’s Strong Wind Means Fires Could Spread Quickly

Rain on Saturday should finally end the fire danger risk that’s been covering most of the state this week.

10/07/2011

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Group Warns Of Dangers Of Cheese In Wisconsin

nonprofit group with a history of provocative takes on food is preparing a billboard in the heart of dairy country about the dangers of eating cheese.

09/26/2011

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