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Health Fair 11

Health Fair 11 announces free health screenings events

Health Fair 11 announces free health screenings eventsFree health screenings offered at events around the Twin Cities as part of "Health Fair 11 in the "Q"mmunity" program.
  • Health Fair 11
  • 6 months ago
Take KARE - Health

Fresh produce is available at Minnesota's 107 farmer's markets

Fresh produce is available at Minnesota's 107 farmer's marketsFarmer's markets are open for business and ready to offer fresh fruits and vegetables.
  • Take KARE - Health
  • 5 months, 1 week ago
Food

What's on your plate? Health Fair 11's guide to healthful eating is here.

What's on your plate? Health Fair 11's guide to healthful eating is here.Dietary needs vary between women and men, adults and children. Health Fair 11 provides this guide for counting calories.
  • Food
  • 9 months ago
Family

Don't need a bike helmet? Think again!

Don't need a bike helmet? Think again!Bike helmets can reduce brain injuries by up to 85%. Find out how to choose the right helmet.
  • Family
  • 6 months, 2 weeks ago
Health

Mobile health screenings for your "Q"mmunity

Mobile health screenings for your "Q"mmunityThe simplest way to describe Health Fair 11 in the "Q"mmunity is 'health-on-wheels'.
  • Health
  • 7 months, 2 weeks ago
Family

Buddy Check 11 - Take charge of your health

Buddy Check 11 - Take charge of your healthTake charge of your health with regular self-exams.
  • Family
  • 7 months, 2 weeks ago
Life

Don't let bug bites ruin your summer

Don't let bug bites ruin your summerMinnesota health officials on the lookout for nine mosquito-related diseases.
  • Life
  • 4 months ago
Health Fair 11

Helping kids handle back-to-school stress

Helping kids handle back-to-school stress"While going back to school can be exciting, it can be overwhelming too and kids may feel stressed."
  • Health Fair 11
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Health Fair 11 At The Fair

U of M recruiting research volunteers at fair

U of M recruiting research volunteers at fairThe U of M has opened a new building at the fair and its purpose is to recruit new volunteers for research studies.
  • Health Fair 11 At The Fair
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Health Fair 11 At The Fair

Cub giving diabetes screenings in Health Fair 11 building

Cub giving diabetes screenings in Health Fair 11 buildingIf you're worried you might be at risk for diabetes, Cub Pharmacy is offering free blood glucose checks at the fair.
  • Health Fair 11 At The Fair
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Health Fair 11 At The Fair

Find out your type at the Minnesota State Fair

Find out your type at the Minnesota State Fair"One booth in the Health Fair 11 building that always has a line is the free blood typing by Memorial Blood Centers."
  • Health Fair 11 At The Fair
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Health Fair 11 At The Fair

Free memory screenings in the Health Fair 11 building

Free memory screenings in the Health Fair 11 buildingIf you're feeling forgetful, or if a loved one is showing signs of memory loss, stop by Health Fair 11 at the fair.
  • Health Fair 11 At The Fair
  • 2 months ago
Health Fair 11 At The Fair

Red Cross helps fairgoers plan for disaster

Red Cross helps fairgoers plan for disasterWith the Napa Valley earthquake top-of-mind, the Red Cross is helping fairgoers come up with disaster plans.
  • Health Fair 11 At The Fair
  • 2 months ago
Health Fair 11 At The Fair

MNsure answers your questions at the state fair

MNsure answers your questions at the state fairOpen enrollment for MNsure is just around the corner and you can get questions answered at the fair.
  • Health Fair 11 At The Fair
  • 2 months ago
Health Fair 11 At The Fair

Non-food fair fun found in Health Fair 11 building

Non-food fair fun found in Health Fair 11 buildingThose with food allergies know you don't need to only nosh on fair food to have fun at the fair.
  • Health Fair 11 At The Fair
  • 2 months ago
Health Fair 11 At The Fair

How to keep cool at the fair

How to keep cool at the fairWhen it gets hot at the Minnesota State Fair, there are some ways to cool down.
  • Health Fair 11 At The Fair
  • 2 months ago
Health

Changes to state's immunization law

Changes to state's immunization law"Beginning September 1st, there will be three new immunization requirements for children in Minnesota."
  • Health
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Life

Donate blood on January 3 at KARE 11

Donate blood on January 3 at KARE 11Save a life; donate blood to the American Red Cross on January 3 at KARE 11.
  • Life
  • 10 months, 1 week ago
Health Fair 11

CDC launching new initiatives to fight food borne illness

CDC launching new initiatives to fight food borne illnessApproximately 48 million Americans are sickened by food every year. More than half of the illnesses reported come from restaurants or delis.
  • Health Fair 11
Health Fair 11

Halloween health concerns loom around holiday

Halloween health concerns loom around holidayMany kids are now wearing glow sticks while out trick-or-treating, but there is a problem with them some parents may not think about.
  • Health Fair 11
Health Fair 11

Flavored tobacco draws in teens, according to study

Flavored tobacco draws in teens, according to studyExperts say brightly packaged and fruity flavored tobacco products are a gateway to smoking for youth.
  • Health Fair 11
Health Fair 11

Target to rate products on ingredients and environmental impact

Target to rate products on ingredients and environmental impactMinnesota-based Target is rolling out a ratings system that examines toxic chemicals and environmental impact.
  • Health Fair 11
Health Fair 11

Some doctors recommend 24-hour blood pressure monitoring

Some doctors recommend 24-hour blood pressure monitoringIt's estimated that 30 percent of people don't get an accurate blood pressure reading at the doctor's office.   
  • Health Fair 11
Health Fair 11

Rabies scare teaches Sven Sundgaard valuable 'life' lesson

Rabies scare teaches Sven Sundgaard valuable 'life' lessonYou may have seen the tweets about Sven Sundgaard's precarious encounter with a bat. Well, it turns out his battle is helping some people learn a thing or two about rabies.
  • Health Fair 11
Health Fair 11

Inspectors make sure fair food is safe in extreme heat

Inspectors make sure fair food is safe in extreme heatFood inspectors at the Stat Fair are busy making sure that food is safe despite the extreme heat and humidity.
  • Health Fair 11
Health Fair 11

Lyme disease more common than thought

Lyme disease more common than thoughtThe Minnesota Department of Health says reporting is better in Minnesota, so we likely don't have 10 times the number of reported cases here.
  • Health Fair 11
Health Fair 11

Cosmetic preservative causing skin allergies

Cosmetic preservative causing skin allergies<p style="text-autospace: ;">The American Academy of Dermatology is alerting its doctors to an allergen that's causing skin rashes at an increasing rate.</p>
  • Health Fair 11