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MDH: Man At Care Facility Found Unresponsive, Soaked In Urine

The Minnesota Department of Health is investigating after a developmentally disabled man was found unresponsive in a urine-soaked chair at an assisted living facility.

04/18/2013

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Charges: Personal Care Attendant Financially Exploited Vulnerable Adult

A former personal care attendant in Richfield is accused of financially exploiting a client by using their credit card for unauthorized purchases totaling more than $2,400, according to charges filed Tuesday by the Minnesota Department of Health.

04/16/2013

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Report: STD Cases Rising In Minnesota

Reportable sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) have increased in Minnesota, according to a report from the Minnesota Department of Health.

04/11/2013

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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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Minnesota Diabetes Cases Doubled In Last 2 Decades

The Minnesota Department of Health reports that the number of diabetes cases in the state has doubled in the last 20 years, and many adults may not even be aware they have it.

03/25/2013

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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: 176 Dead Of Flu In Season’s 1st 10 Weeks

In the 10 weeks of this year’s flu season so far, the Minnesota Department of Health says 176 people have died of influenza.

03/14/2013

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MDH: 17 More Flu Deaths Last Week, 165 This Season

The Minnesota Department of Health has announced that 17 more people in the state died last week as a result of influenza, bringing the season’s total to 165 deaths.

02/28/2013

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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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MDH: More Than Half Of 3rd Graders Have Cavities

A new report from the Minnesota Department of Health finds that more than one half of the state’s third graders experienced tooth decay.

02/19/2013

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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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Worker Accused Of Neglect In Nursing Home Patient’s Death

A former worker at a Waconia nursing home is accused of neglect after a patient with known breathing problems died in a bathroom, wasn’t given CPR and 911 wasn’t called, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.

02/06/2013

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Report: Serious Falls Rise At Minn. Hospitals

An annual report says a rise in serious falls was the main reason for an increase in accidental deaths and serious injuries to patients at Minnesota hospitals last year.

01/31/2013

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