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Holiday Weekend Marks Start Of Summer Injuries

Every year Twin Cities doctors see the same kind of injuries. “The most common thing that we see are falls,” Dr. Andrew Zinkel, emergency room physician at Regions Hospital in St. Paul, Minn. said.

05/23/2014

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1-Year-Old Falls From 11th Story Window In Mpls.

A 1-year-old child is in the hospital after falling 11 stories from an apartment building Sunday night. According to police, the young boy fell around 9:35 p.m. Sunday and was immediately transported to Hennepin County Medical Center.

05/12/2014

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Good Question – Reply All: Sleeping Dogs, Fall Towns & Cold Records

Riley, the Heine family’s English setter, can sleep anywhere, anytime. So, that had Karen from Edina wanting to know: Why do dogs sleep so much? According to Dr. Travis with Uptown Veterinarians, dogs have natural circadian rhythms, like humans. He says some dogs sleep far more than others, and are influenced by their owners’ schedules.

01/24/2014

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Preventing Falls, Back Pain Through Exercise

We all know that working out is good for your body, but it also can make aging more comfortable.

09/12/2013

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Police: Toddler Falls From 2nd Floor Of Mpls. Duplex

An 18-month-old toddler is in the hospital after falling from the 2nd story of a Minneapolis duplex Sunday evening, according to Minneapolis police.

06/02/2013

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Minn. Job Growth Slows In March

Minnesota’s unemployment rate dropped slightly in March over the previous month, but state officials say that’s largely because more people stopped looking for work.

04/18/2013

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Report: Serious Falls Rise At Minn. Hospitals

An annual report says a rise in serious falls was the main reason for an increase in accidental deaths and serious injuries to patients at Minnesota hospitals last year.

01/31/2013

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Freezing Rain Leads To Increased Slips, Injuries

Hundreds of people went to area hospitals Tuesday after slipping and falling on icy streets and sidewalks.

01/29/2013

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Boy In Critical Condition After Falling Out Third-Story Window

Police are investigating after a child fell out a third-story window in Spring Park.

08/05/2012

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Mpls. Police: Burglar Falls Off Roof, Breaks Pelvis

Police in Minneapolis said a man who broke into a business last week, fell off a roof and broke his pelvis.

08/02/2011

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