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Report: Mpls. Fire Dept. Working Well With Less, But Faces Challenges

A new comprehensive report is helping the Minneapolis Fire Department plan for its future. For the last year, Emergency Services Consulting International (ESCI) has taken a close look at all areas of the department.

07/30/2012

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A NASA designer likes to conduct cool experiements.

07/23/2012

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Study: Women, Moderate Drinking Linked To Healthier Bones

A new study finds women who drink a moderate amount of alcohol can help prevent bone loss and that lowers their risk of getting osteoporosis.

07/11/2012

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Researchers: Excessive Sitting Linked To Chronic Diseases

Too much sitting at work or at home could be taking a couple years off your life.

07/10/2012

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Study: Coffee May Lower The Risk Of Getting Common Skin Cancer

A new study shows the more coffee you drink, the lower your risk of developing the most common type of skin cancer.

07/02/2012

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Study: Minnesota Among The Fastest-Warming States

Minnesota is warming up faster than most of the country, according to a new study.

06/13/2012

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Gaydar. Do You Have It?

A recent study was conducted that shows most people have pretty accurate gaydar.

06/08/2012

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Study Links Late Shifts To Increased Breast Cancer Risk

Working the night shift may be harmful to a woman’s health.

05/29/2012

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Study: Traffic Improving In Minneapolis

Traffic is getting a little better around Minneapolis these days, according to a new national study.

05/22/2012

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Study: Baby Bottles, Sippy Cups, Pacifiers Can Injure

Practically all young children use bottles, sippy cups, or pacifiers, but in Health Watch, we’re finding out they may not all be as safe as parents would like.

05/14/2012

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Study: Health Risks Increase For Baby Boomers With Asthma

An alarming new study shows the health risks for baby boomers with asthma increase significantly as they get older. In today’s Health Watch, we’re learning the disease is often misdiagnosed and not treated properly.

05/04/2012

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‘U’ Study Shows Promise For Treatment Of Muscular Dystrophy

Researchers at the University of Minnesota are excited about a new study on the use of stem cells to treat muscular dystrophy.

05/03/2012

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Initial Results Of Ash Borer Study Encouraging

Minnesota agriculture officials are encouraged by the initial results of a new way to find emerald ash borers.

04/19/2012

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Real Estate Market Finally Turning Around?

The season for buying and selling homes in the Twin Cities is off to a strong start, but is it good enough to turn the housing market around?

04/05/2012

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More Girls Hitting Puberty Earlier, Study Finds

It is a phenomenon that doctors don’t fully understand: More girls beginning puberty at a younger age.

04/04/2012

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Study: MN Could Be Powered By Just Wind & Sun

Imagine a day when Minnesota is powered completely by solar and wind energy. At least one group thinks it could happen.

03/13/2012

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Study: Rich People Behave More Unethically Than Poor

A study done by the University of California, Berkley reveals upper-class individuals behave more unethically than the lower-class.

02/28/2012

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NE Minn. Annual Aerial Moose Survey Finally Starts

Recent snowfall in northeastern Minnesota is letting researchers finally get going on their annual aerial survey of the region’s struggling moose population.

01/31/2012

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Study: Standing Up More Could Make You Slimmer And More Energetic

University of Minnesota researchers say there’s one more thing you may be able to do to fight against diabetes, obesity, cancer and heart disease – and it’s simple: stand more and sit less.

01/30/2012

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Study: PFCs Weakened Children’s Immune Systems

A major study involving PFCs could be making some people in the St. Paul suburbs feel a little nervous.

01/26/2012

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Study: Exercise May Help Kids Do Better In School

We all want our kids to do good in school. Now, a new study shows If you want your child to get better grades you may want to make sure they’re getting physically active.

01/02/2012

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Study: Half Of Overweight Kids Participate In Sports

Taking part in sports may not be enough to keep young people from being overweight, according to a University of Minnesota study.

12/13/2011

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‘U’ Study: Flexible Workplace Means Healthier Workers

A new study shows a flexible workplace leads to healthier employees.

12/06/2011

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Study: Men, Ages 45 And Up, More Likely To Crash In Snow

Who do you think are better drivers — men or women? A new study says that when the snow flies, some men get into trouble.

12/05/2011

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Study: Acne-Fighting Antibiotics Lead To Sore Throats

Many people suffer from acne and fight it with antibiotics, but a new study shows that those drugs may lead to another health problem: sore throats.

11/21/2011

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