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A Community Helps Ailing Mother Watch Son Wrestle At State

A dream came true for a Minnesota family at the state wrestling tournament, even when the odds weren’t in their favor.

03/01/2013

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Healthy Lifestyle Can Affect Breast Cancer Risk

Athletes wear more pink in the month of October than any other time of the year. That’s because October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

10/22/2012

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Deer Tick Season Arrives Early

It looks like the deer tick season has arrived early this year — along with the diseases it causes.

05/30/2012

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Minn. Man Contracts ‘Rat Lungworm’ Disease In Hawaii

People travel to Hawaii to relax and get some sun and surf, but a Minnesota man’s trip to paradise turned into a nightmare after he contracted a paralyzing disease.

01/20/2012

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Wis. State Vet Eases TB Tests For Minn. Cattle

Cattle brought from Minnesota to Wisconsin no longer have to be tested for bovine tuberculosis.

10/14/2011

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Late Blight Surfaces Again In MN, ND Potatoes

Late blight has surfaced again in potato fields in parts of Minnesota and North Dakota.

08/03/2011

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Health Officials Say Tick-Borne Diseases Rising

Minnesota health officials urged residents to protect themselves against ticks after the number of tick-borne diseases rose to record levels in 2010.

05/06/2011

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Deadly Disease Could Kill An Entire Bat Colony

They don’t have a reputation as the cutest and cuddliest animals, but bats really do more help than harm. In fact, a new study found bats save the agriculture industry more than $3 billion a year — money that would otherwise be spent on pesticides.

05/05/2011

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MN Health Officials Worried Over Possible Measles Outbreak

Currently, the Minnesota Department of Health says there are 14 confirmed cases of measles in Minnesota, but health care professionals worry that more cases could come and history could repeat itself.

03/31/2011

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Still No Chronic Wasting In Minn. Deer Tests

The state’s search for additional evidence of chronic wasting disease continues to come up empty.

03/25/2011

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Is Bird Flu Making A Comeback?

Avian flu claimed 310 lives in 15 countries from 2004 to 2006, then the disease quieted down — until now.

03/03/2011

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Sleeping With Your Pets Could Be Bad For Your Health

If you let your dog or cat hop into bed with you at night it could make you sick, according to a new study.

01/25/2011

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Wis. Boy With Rare Disease Preps For Minn. Surgery

A 4-year-old Wisconsin boy born without the gene that binds skin together is heading to Minnesota to prepare for a stem-cell transplant that could save his life.

12/04/2010

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