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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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Expert: Tanning Beds Major Part Of Increased Skin Cancer Rates

New data from the Health Department shows skin cancer is on the rise in Minnesota. Melanoma rates rapidly increased from 2005 to 2009.

01/30/2013

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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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MDH: 15 More Dead From Flu, 75 So Far This Season

The Minnesota Department of Health reports that 15 more people in Minnesota have died as a result of the influenza virus in the last week.

01/24/2013

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Charge: Health Care Worker Stole $4,000 From Vulnerable Adults

A health care worker at REM Woodvale Plain Inc. in Albert Lea, has been accused of stealing more than $4,000 from seven vulnerable adults who the employee took care of between August 2011 and May 2012, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.

01/22/2013

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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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Flu Shot Demand Leads To ‘Waiting Lists’ At Metro Pharmacies

Families still looking to get flu shots may be finding them difficult to come by.

01/14/2013

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Minn. Makes Cheap Radon Testing Kits Available

Gov. Mark Dayton has declared this “Radon Action Month” in Minnesota, and the state is encouraging residents to get their homes tested.

01/08/2013

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