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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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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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