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5 healthy foods to try in the New Year

5 healthy foods to try in the New YearIf you're looking for a way to kick off the New Year, a U of M clinical dietitian suggests five healthy foods to try.
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  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
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Beef industry concerned about dietary guideline update

Beef industry concerned about dietary guideline update"An advisory panel working on updating the USDA dietary guidelines may consider the environmental impact of beef."
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  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
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Strength training exercises to sculpt and tone

Strength training exercises to sculpt and tonePilates ProWorks twist on traditional methods helps clients develop and achieve their fitness goals while having fun.
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  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Family

Tips to help you quit smoking in the New Year

Tips to help you quit smoking in the New YearIn Minnesota, approximately 625,000 adults and 77,000 kids are current smokers.
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  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Health

KARE, Red Cross host National Blood Donor month drive

KARE, Red Cross host National Blood Donor month driveBlood donors took time out of their holiday week to stop by the KARE studios to give blood with the American Red Cross.
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  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Health Fair 11

How much do you know about stroke?

How much do you know about stroke?When someone is having a stroke, every second counts. Learn the signs of stroke and how to respond.
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  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
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New fitness concept launched in Twin Cities

New fitness concept launched in Twin CitiesThink of it as a fitness passport with a monthly membership that doesn't tie people to one specific gym. Instead, a monthly fee allows access to dozens of boutique gyms and fitness studios across the Twin Cities.
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  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Local

Family loses child to complications with flu

Family loses child to complications with fluLittle Ruby Hanson, 7, became one of Minnesota's three flu fatalities under the age of 18 in the current epidemic outbreak.
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  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Health Fair 11

Regular blood donor's life saved with blood

Regular blood donor's life saved with blood"Jamie Kvamme had donated blood for years but it wasn't until a bad accident this summer that she realized its value."
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  • 4 weeks ago
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Dayton won't rule out medical marijuana changes

Dayton won't rule out medical marijuana changesDayton says he's firm about restricting the forms of the drug.
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  • 4 weeks ago
Life

Combat stress heading into the new year

Combat stress heading into the new yearOne of the key ways to feel better is to adjust what you are putting in your body.
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  • 1 month ago
Local

New study says tech toys hinder sleep

New study says tech toys hinder sleepIf you're among the millions to score a new tech toy for Christmas, you'll want to heed the results of a new study published just this week.
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  • 1 month ago
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Early start to MN flu season results in third death

Early start to MN flu season results in third deathA third Minnesotan under the age of 18 has died of the flu.
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  • 1 month ago
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Tips to reduce holiday stress for you and loved ones

Tips to reduce holiday stress for you and loved onesIf you are feeling holiday stress, there are tips you can use to reduce that stress for you and loved ones.
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  • 1 month ago
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Gov. urges MN to take precautions to prevent influenza

Gov. urges MN to take precautions to prevent influenzaHealth officials offer tips and guidance to prevent the spread of influenza in the state.
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  • 1 month ago
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Norovirus outbreaks hitting MN hard

Norovirus outbreaks hitting MN hardAs if the crush of flu and colds enveloping Minnesota wasn't enough, health officials say outbreaks of norovirus are hitting the state hard.
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  • 1 month ago
Local

Xmas card campaign for toddler with brain cancer

Xmas card campaign for toddler with brain cancerA 14 month old known as "Valiant Vito" is known throughout Minneapolis Children's Hospital for his ever present smile.
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  • 1 month ago
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Prepackaged caramel apples linked to 2 deaths in MN

Prepackaged caramel apples linked to 2 deaths in MNPrepackaged caramel apples are linked to five deaths in 10 states, including two fatal infections in Minnesota.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Health

Flu drug 'Tamiflu' in limited supply

Flu drug 'Tamiflu' in limited supplyInfluenza outbreaks across parts of Minnesota are creating a supply shortage of the flu-fighting drug Tamiflu.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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Flu outbreak worst since 2009

Flu outbreak worst since 2009Southern Minnesota is reeling from the latest bout with Influenza. Medical facilities report being taxed by the influx of patients.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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Tips on avoiding flu

Tips on avoiding fluCommon sense and doctors agree: wash hands and avoid touching your face.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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Flu forces school to close early for winter break

Flu forces school to close early for winter breakMendota Heights school will close two days before its winter break due to an outbreak of the flu.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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Miracle baby saved with first-ever treatment

Miracle baby saved with first-ever treatmentA Minnesota couple is sharing their story of hope.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Local

Minn. mom asks judge to toss medical marijuana case

Minn. mom asks judge to toss medical marijuana caseA Minnesota woman charged with child endangerment for giving cannabis oil to her son asks judge to throw out case
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Health

MNsure moves 2015 sign-up deadline to Dec. 20

MNsure moves 2015 sign-up deadline to Dec. 20Minnesota's health insurance exchange is moving the deadline to get coverage for the New Year back five days to Dec. 20.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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New law gives some nurses more power

New law gives some nurses more powerSome nurses will have more authority in treating patients without a doctor's supervision.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Motivation Monday

Life Hacks for the Holidays: Don't let extra calories sink your diet

Life Hacks for the Holidays: Don't let extra calories sink your dietLife Hacks for the Holidays: Don't let extra calories sink your diet
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago