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CDC: Too Many Patients Get Infections In Hospitals

A visit to the hospital is not always a prescription for getting well. A new government health report says more needs to be done to keep patients from getting infections while in the hospital.

03/26/2014

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Abused Puppy Found In Sub-Zero Temps On The Mend

A 4-month-old pit bull named Jarvis is on the road to recovery after being abused, then left out in extreme cold. Jarvis made his first public appearance Saturday since being rescued on Jan. 5. He was found outside on the sub-zero night by Minneapolis Animal Care and Control, covered with what appeared to be cigar burns and suffering from a facial infection. With the help of the local group Save-a-Bull Rescue, Jarvis’ wounds were treated and he was taken in to a foster home.

02/08/2014

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If Your Dog Enjoys The Lake, Look For Signs Of Parasites

We’ve all heard about the dog days of summer, when lake water starts to look like only your dog would swim in it. But it turns out there is a real threat to swimming dogs that is invisible. The Giardia parasite can be swallowed by dogs while they are swimming and playing in the water. If your dog has diarrhea after being in a lake or a river, visit your vet right away.

08/05/2013

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CDC Confirms Amoeba Caused MN Boy’s Death

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed the cause of a suspected amebic infection, that took the life of a 9-year-old boy.

08/13/2012

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What Can Infections Lead To? Doctors Issue Warning

The story made national headlines — a college student in Georgia diagnosed with a flesh-eating bacteria that cost her a leg.

06/05/2012

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Police: Man Ran Illegal Tattoo Shop In Home

Authorities say the man learned how to be a tattoo artist while in prison and was illegally operating a tattoo parlor out of his residence without a license.

01/25/2012

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Baby Formula Pulled From Walmart Shelves

Walmart has pulled all of the Enfamil Newborn Baby Formula from store shelves after the death of a newborn.

12/22/2011

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E. Coli Cases In 3 States Traced To Hazelnuts

Minnesota officials say recent cases of E. coli infection in three states are linked to eating in-shell hazelnuts, also known as filberts.

03/04/2011

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