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2 Charged In Separate Infant Deaths In Dakota County

Two people were charged in Dakota County Friday in separate cases involving the deaths of infants. The Dakota County Attorney’s office charged 46-year-old Paul Richard Sandell and 63-year-old Janet Marie Kartheiser with one count each of second-degree manslaughter.

04/03/2015

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Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should Know

Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.

09/12/2014

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Study: High Mercury Levels In North Shore Babies

Researchers at the Minnesota Department of Health found that one in 10 babies along the state’s North Shore had high levels of mercury.

02/03/2012

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Measles Sends Minn. Infants To Hospital

The Minnesota Health Department says a 12-month-old Dakota County resident is in critical condition with a measles infection. A second infant is also hospitalized with measles.

08/19/2011

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Hennepin Co. Crusades Against Infant Suffocation

Parents in Hennepin County are being told to not let their infants sleep in their bed. Health care providers say it is a matter of making sure the child’s sleeping conditions are safe.

04/18/2011

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Minn. Health Officials Investigate Infant Measles

The Minnesota Department of Health is investigating a case of measles in an infant who lives in Minneapolis.

03/04/2011

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Research: Formula-Fed Babies At Higher Risk For Obesity

Good eating habits need to start young — really young, as in the first months of infancy.

02/07/2011