Health

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Dave Lee
October 29, 2019 - 10:14 am
Tobacco and vaping was the topic at the state capitol Monday, as lawmakers look ahead to the 2020 session and introduce efforts to stem teen addiction. As the dangers of vaping are becoming more evident to medical professionals, there is a concerted effort to make it harder for kids to have access...
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Mark Freie
October 01, 2019 - 4:30 pm
Thousands of Minnesota students will trade in bus, car, and other motorized rides on Wednesday for the annual Walk and Bike to School Day. The annual day is part of a national campaign encouraging students and parents to increase their physical activity, practice pedestrian and bicycle safety, and...
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In this Tuesday, April 10, 2018 photo, Marshfield High School Principal Robert Keuther displays vaping devices that were confiscated from students in such places as restrooms or hallways at the school in Marshfield, Mass. Illinois health officials are reporting what could be United States' first death tied to vaping. In a Friday, Aug. 23, 2019, news release, the Illinois Department of Public Health says a person who recently vaped died after being hospitalized with "severe respiratory illness." The agency didn't give any other information about the patient, including a name or where the person lived. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
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August 21, 2019 - 5:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The number of breathing illnesses reported among people who vape is growing. Health officials are now looking into more than 150 possible cases in 16 states. Officials on Wednesday said the Food and Drug Administration has joined the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and...
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Sheletta Brundidge
August 18, 2019 - 11:20 am
This post comes from the Two Haute Mamas podcast , a peek into the lives, experiences and perspectives of Sheletta Brundidge and Lindy Vincent , two fabulously fun, engaging and opinionated friends. This week, the Twins kick off Diversity Week with inclusive events for women and people of color...
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August 08, 2019 - 7:35 am
BY SETH BORENSTEIN AP Science Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — On the ground, climate change is hitting us where it counts: the stomach — not to mention the forests, plants and animals. RELATED: Former Vice President Al Gore in town to talk climate change. A new United Nations scientific report examines...
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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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