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Zika Virus Warning Causes Travel Hiccup For Minnesota CoupleWitThe rapid spread of the Zika virus prompted the World Health Organization to declare an international emergency Monday. Experts are worried about a surge in the number of babies born with birth defects in South and Central America.
Dayton Released From Hospital After Fainting, Office SaysGovernor Mark Dayton is back home at the Governor's mansion Monday night after being hospitalized overnight at Regions Hospital in St. Paul. Gov. Dayton, who has a history of health problems, fainted at a political event in Woodbury Sunday night.
MDA Warns Of Botulism Risk In Local Dried, Uneviscerated FishThe Minnesota Department of Agriculture is warning residents of risky fish being sold at Metro area supermarkets.
Looking To Improve Your Health? Try Donating To CharityWith the start of a new year, many of us are vowing to exercise more and eat healthier. But there’s something else to think about that could improve your health: donating money to charitable causes.
Memorial Blood Centers Resources Looks For New Year's DonationsLook to do some good in the world in 2016? Donating blood is an easy way to help ease pain and save lives.
Officials Say Flu Season Off To A Slow Start In The DakotasThe flu season is off to a slow start in the Dakotas, but officials say that doesn't mean people shouldn't take precautions against the illness.
'Veterans Yoga Project' Growing In PopularityThe popularity of yoga continues to increase. According to the National Institute of Health, nearly 10 percent of U.S. adults practice yoga. That number is also on the rise for Veterans. Yoga is also becoming a more common practice for military members returning home from war.
Medical Marijuana Patients Discuss State Of Program In Minn.As of Monday, the state's registry had 847 people with suffering with different types of chronic illnesses who are qualified to try medical cannabis as an option for relief.
Good Question: How Much Sleep Do We Need?Wayzata Schools voted last night to let their high school students sleep in a little longer next year. Studies have shown many teenagers don't get nearly the amount of sleep they need. So, how much sleep do people need? Good Question.
Good Question: What Is 'Intractable Pain'?By August 2016, people with intractable pain will be considered for Minnesota's medical marijuana program. But, what is intractable pain? Good Question.
After A Struggle With Ovarian Cancer, Couple's New Love EmergesWCCO has been going teal all week. It's the color for ovarian cancer awareness, a cancer that affects 1 in 72 women. And it's a cancer that kills more than half of those women within five years of diagnosis.
'Pinky Swear' Works With 'Love Your Melon' To Support Children With CancerFor 12 years now, a promise made by a father to his terminally ill 9-year-old son has been kept alive.

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