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Women Wait For Combat Assignments In MN National Guard

The women who make up 16 percent of the Minnesota National Guard are waiting to see if they’ll be assigned to combat units.

01/25/2013

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Women In Combat

Marine Capt. Reserve Zoe Bedell joins Chad to discuss her role in the lawsuit to allow women in combat.

01/24/2013

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Health Watch: More Women Smokers Dying Of Lung Cancer

Female smokers are now dying from lung cancer and lung disease far more often than they were several decades ago.

01/23/2013

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FDA Orders Makers Of Sleeping Pills To Cut Dosage For Women

In today’s Health Watch, the FDA is ordering the makers of Ambien and and other sleeping pills to slash the dosage in half for women.

01/10/2013

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Health Officials: Midwestern Women Binge Drinking More

Government health experts want to highlight what they call an under-recognized problem for women: binge drinking.

01/09/2013

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Magazine Says Twin Cities Among Nation’s Healthiest

Minneapolis and St. Paul do not want for top ratings on various surveys of superlative civic qualities, but in case anyone needed a reminder, both earned top 10 rankings in women’s health.

01/03/2013

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Police Arrest Suspect In St. Kate’s Sexual Assault Case

Police say they have arrested a suspect in connection with the sexual assault incident involving a St. Catherine’s University student who was walking to class earlier this month.

11/29/2012

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Sen. Klobuchar Expects Compromise Over Financial Cliff

Sen. Amy Klobuchar said she expects a compromise to be reached in the U.S. Senate regarding the buzzed-about “financial cliff.” Klobuchar appeared on “CBS This Morning” Wednesday, and said “the election demanded such a deal.”

11/28/2012

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Opinion: Crowley’s Obama Favoritism Completely Discredits Her As A Journalist

There were so many blatant signs of Obama-favored bias displayed by CNN political correspondent Candy Crowley that one scarcely knows where to begin. She caused the difference between Romney’s huge win in the first debate and his extremely narrow win in the second.

10/18/2012

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3 Minn. Women Linked To Meningitis Outbreak

Minnesota health officials say they’ve confirmed three cases of a rare fungal meningitis linked to a steroid commonly used to ease back pain.

10/07/2012

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Behind The Ballot: The Female Vote

So just what are the hottest races in Minnesota this election season? WCCO’s Laura Oakes goes Behind the Ballot.

09/27/2012

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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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New Procedure To Get Rid Of Varicose Veins

Summertime is here and it’s time to show off more skin. But many women don’t want to bare their legs because of unsightly and painful varicose veins.

06/22/2012

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Anxiety May Be Harder On Women Than Men

For many people, balancing family life with work and everything else in between can get the best of you. But a new study found anxiety causes women’s brains to work harder than men’s when put in the same situations.

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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