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July 09, 2019 - 9:36 am
Health officials in Hennepin County are investigating reported illnesses that could be connected to Big Island on Lake Minnetonka. At least 30 lake-goers from the holiday weekend are reporting flu-like symptoms which are similar to an E. coli infection. The symptoms would typically present...
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Nurses
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June 01, 2019 - 7:56 am
Some 13,000 Twin Cities nurses remain on the job even though their labor contracts expired on Friday. Negotiations are still ongoing between the Minnesota Nurses Association and 14 hospitals in the metro. "Frankly, I've been in contract negotiations since 2010, I personally am not surprised," said...
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Sheletta Brundidge
December 30, 2018 - 5:08 pm
As if talking to your teenager about the dangers of drinking alcohol, using drugs, and distracted driving weren’t enough, here is one more thing for parents to worry about: vaping. The Food and Drug Administration commissioner says e-cigarette use is at epidemic levels among high school students...
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Sheletta Brundidge
December 17, 2018 - 4:33 pm
You don’t have to wait until the new year to make a positive change in your life. One Twin Cities empowerment coach promises a new program will help you achieve your goals in just 30-days. Bestselling author Dr. Verna Price talked to Sheletta Brundidge and Lindy Vincent of the Two Haute Mamas...
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Steve Simpson
December 07, 2018 - 10:16 am
A strange and scary story from Seattle has neti pot users asking some questions. Doctors believe a 69-year old woman who died back in February from rare brain-eating amoebas used regular tap water to rinse her sinuses. "This is extremely rare that this would happen, but I guess it's something to...
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Sloane Martin
November 01, 2018 - 4:52 am
The 2019 MNsure open enrollment period is underway, allowing those who don't get insurance through their employer get health insurance coverage. Officials announced earlier this month that premiums on the individual market are expected to be between 7 and 27 percent lower in 2019. MNSure CEO Nate...
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Steve Simpson
October 19, 2018 - 10:19 am
Hy-Vee is recalling several meat and potato products due to salmonella and listeria concerns. The possible contamination was discovered after its supplier, McCain Foods announced a recall of caramelized mushrooms and roasted tomatoes that are used in some Hy-Vee products. Out of an abundance of...
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