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MN Health Officials Prep For Coronavirus; 2 Samples Sent To CDC For TestingMinnesota health officials detailed Friday how the state has been prepping for the 2019 novel coronavirus. Meanwhile, two samples in Minnesota have been sent in for testing.
Minnesota Disease Expert Says Coronavirus Spread Unlikely But Would Have High ConsequenceThe deadly virus that is shutting down entire cities and crippling travel on the lunar new year holiday weekend has made its way to the U.S.
Nurses, Doctors Protest In St. Paul Over Potential Closure Of 2 Fairview HospitalsMinnesota nurses and doctors protested in St. Paul Thursday morning over potential closures at two Twin Cities hospitals. They're asking M-Health Fairview CEO to talk about any cuts coming to programs.
WCCO Exclusive: Ex-Sex Assault Examiner Speaks Out On Why She Thinks She Was FiredNurse Kristi Jarvis lost her job as coordinator for the sexual assault program at Hennepin Healthcare last spring. Now, her firing could reopen criminal cases.
Reality Check: President Trump's Claims About Pre-Existing ConditionsWhat's odd about claims from the president that he saved pre-existing conditions for sick people? The available evidence shows exactly the opposite.
With Cardiac Arrest Claiming More Than Half Of Firefighters, Departments Prioritizing Heart HealthThere is a silent killer affecting Minnesota firefighters, and it doesn't involve burning buildings, flames or smoke.
Report From Office Of Legislative Auditor Reveals Issues With Minnesota's Medical Marijuana ProgramThe audit was tasked with determining whether MDH was properly overseeing: patient eligibility, revenue streams, and manufacturing processes between July 2016 and December 2018.
Woman Builds Memory Care Center For Husband With Younger-Onset Alzheimer'sInvestors, bank loans and family loans made the dream possible. What she lacks in medical credentials, Karen Parks makes up for in love and painful personal experience.
Dietitian Explains What 'No Added Sugar' Really MeansAn estimated 45 million Americans go on a diet every year, according to the Boston Medical Center, and with that comes a seemingly endless number of “healthy” food options.
MDH: Minnesota Flu Death Count DoublesThe number of flu deaths in Minnesota this season has doubled.
Death Of Minnesota Infant Linked To Whooping CoughMinnesota health officials say the death of an infant has been linked to whooping cough.
Why Do Colds Feel Worse At Night?Colds are no fun during the day -- but have you noticed the symptoms feel more intense at night?