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Family Shares Painful Memories Of 2-Year-Old Girl’s Flu Death

Hospitals are at capacity, others are keeping visitors out. This season will go down as a bad one for the flu in Minnesota, but for at least one family, it will always be the most heartbreaking.

04/25/2013

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2 More Flu-Related Deaths Last Week In Minnesota

Minnesota health officials say that another two people have died of flu-related causes this season. Since last October, there have now been 190 flu-related deaths in the state.

04/18/2013

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MDH: 2 More Flu-Related Deaths, Outbreak Slowing

Health officials say two additional deaths have been attributed to the flu in Minnesota, but they say the outbreak is slowing.

04/05/2013

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MDH: 184 Flu-Related Deaths This Season So Far

Since the flu season began twelve weeks ago, 184 people have died as a result of the virus, according to new numbers released this week by the Minnesota Department of Health.

03/28/2013

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MDH: 4 More Flu-Related Deaths, 180 Total This Season

In the eleventh week of this year’s flu season, four more people have died of the virus, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.

03/21/2013

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MDH: 12 More Flu Deaths Last Week, 148 This Season

The Minnesota Department of Health announced 12 more people in the state died last week as a result of the flu, bringing the season’s total to 148 deaths.

02/21/2013

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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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9 More Flu Deaths, Season Total Jumps To 136

Nine more people have died from the flu, bringing the season’s total to 136 deaths, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.

02/14/2013

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MDH: 15 More Flu-Related Deaths In MN Last Week

The Minnesota Department of Health said that there were 15 more deaths in the last week as a result of the flu outbreak.

02/07/2013

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36 More Flu Deaths, 112 Total This Season In MN

Thirty-six more people have died from the flu, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.

01/31/2013

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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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