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Minn. Forum Set Up To Help Ease Vaccine Shortages

In a bid to overcome flu-vaccine shortages in some areas, Minnesota officials have set up a forum to connect health care providers who have vaccine with those who don’t.

01/28/2013

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Good Question: ‘Reply All’ Cold Weather Edition

Jason DeRusha replies to your cold weather questions.

01/24/2013

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Studies: Exercise Improves Flu Shot Effectiveness

The flu remains a serious health concern, but the rate of new infections is slowing.

01/24/2013

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MDH: 33 More Flu Deaths In Minnesota This Week

The Minnesota Department of Health said that there were 33 more deaths related to the influenza virus in Minnesota this past week.

01/17/2013

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Foods That Can Battle The Flu

This bad flu season is still a big topic of discussion these days, but there are many ways to feel better that don’t necessarily involve taking medication.

01/16/2013

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Hospitals Post Guidelines To Stop Flu Spread; New Drug In Testing

Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota is joining other health care facilities in putting out guidelines to stop the spread of the flu.

01/14/2013

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Hennepin Co. Paramedics Protect Themselves From Flu

Just like a majority of Minnesotans, Hennepin EMS paramedics are also taking extra precautions to protect their employees from the flu.

01/12/2013

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Wisconsin Flu Cases, Hospitalizations Spike

The flu is pounding Wisconsin. State health officials say they’re seeing a dramatic spike in cases and hospitalizations.

01/11/2013

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Disease Expert: Flu Season ‘Not That Severe’

Bad as it may seem, this flu season doesn’t rank among the most severe.

01/11/2013

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Good Question: ‘Reply All’: Flu Edition

Just like people have been filling up doctor’s waiting rooms to get flu shots, viewers have been filling up the Good Question inbox.

01/10/2013

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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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More Than 900 Minnesotans Hospitalized With Flu

Health officials say more than 900 people have been hospitalized as the national flu outbreak hits hard in Minnesota.

01/09/2013

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Minn. Teen Dies From Complications Of Flu

A Minnesota teen who was fighting for her life, after being ill with the flu, has passed away.

01/08/2013

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Flu Outbreaks Cancel Sporting Events, Spur Hospital Restrictions

Influenza outbreaks are forcing Minnesota schools and hospitals to make changes to protect students and visitors.

01/08/2013

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Avoid These 8 Surfaces With The Most Germs, Stay Healthy

With a flu outbreak causing sickness here in Minnesota, everybody is looking for ways to avoid it. Experts say good hand washing is the key but there are other ways to avoid germs.

01/08/2013

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Good Question: Why Isn’t The Flu Shot More Effective?

Many of the Minnesotans ending up in the hospital because of influenza are those who have had the flu vaccine.

01/03/2013

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Nasty Flu Season Start Outpaces H1N1 Outbreak

A 14-year-old St. Louis Park girl is fighting for her life as she battles the flu and its complications.

01/03/2013

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2 More Deaths, 226 People In Hospital Due To Flu

Two more people have died and another 226 have been sent to the hospital in Minnesota due to influenza, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.

01/03/2013

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Boy With Minnesota Connections Dies From Flu

This is the time of year we hear about people getting the flu, but more people than usual have already gotten sick.

01/03/2013

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Health Officials: This Year’s Flu Season Could Be Severe

A flu outbreak has hit Minnesota early and health officials say it could get worse.

01/02/2013

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MN Health Dept. Reports 1st Flu Death Of The Season

The Minnesota Department of Health is reporting the first flu death in the state this season, and has raised the level of flu presence in the state to “widespread.” The identity of the person who died has not been released.

12/20/2012

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Reports Of Flu-Like Sickness Jump At Minn. Schools

An infectious disease specialist with the Minnesota Department of Health says an increasing number of schools across the state are reporting flu-like illnesses.

12/19/2012

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Dept. Of Health: Expect More Flu Cases This Season

For some families, getting a flu shot has become a part of their pre-winter routine. Even though the number of flu cases have been way down the past couple of winters.

12/03/2012

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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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Study: Expecting Moms Need To Avoid The Flu

A new study suggests moms who get sick with the flu or fever while pregnant may have an increased risk of having a child with autism.

11/12/2012

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