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Motivation Monday

Motivation Monday: 100 day fitness challenge

Motivation Monday: 100 day fitness challengeIn Motivation Monday, Chris Freytag introduces us to two women who set a goal to work out for 100 days and their movement, #workitout100 is catching fire.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Health

Deadly bird flu shows up in 5th MN farm, SD

Deadly bird flu shows up in 5th MN farm, SDOfficials say a bird flu strain that's deadly to poultry has been confirmed on a fifth turkey farm in Minnesota.
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Health

'Take a bite out of Lyme Disease' challenge

'Take a bite out of Lyme Disease' challenge"There's a new social media campaign that has people chomping down on a slice of lime to raise awareness of a disease."
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Health

UnitedHealth to buy pharmacy benefits manager Catamaran

UnitedHealth to buy pharmacy benefits manager CatamaranThe nation's largest health insurer, UnitedHealth, is staking a bigger claim in pharmacy benefits management with a plan to buy Catamaran Corp. for more than $12 billion in cash.
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Health

Recent study questions the accuracy of breast biopsies

Recent study questions the accuracy of breast biopsiesEach year 1.6 million women have breast biopsies. For one in ten, the results are unclear - leading many of the women to have unnecessary breast cancer surgery or treatments.
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Health

New dietary guidelines for cholsterol

New dietary guidelines for cholsterolFor years we've been told to eat less cholesterol.
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  • 3 weeks ago
News

Learn where to safely get rid of unused medications

Learn where to safely get rid of unused medicationskeep unused medications from falling into the wrong hands. Take them to a drug drop-off location.
  • News
  • 3 weeks ago
Health

No clear answers on bird flu origin in Minn.

No clear answers on bird flu origin in Minn.Three weeks have passed since a high strain of avian influenza struck a Pope County turkey farm, killing thousands of birds and the Minnesota DNR wildlife research manager says it didn't get there the way many suspected.
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  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

Cigar tax cut draws opposition to State Capitol

Cigar tax cut draws opposition to State CapitolA proposal to slash the taxes on premium cigars in Minnesota drew opposition to the State Capitol Wednesday
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Local

Dir. of MN Ovarian Cancer Alliance on Jolie's op-ed

Dir. of MN Ovarian Cancer Alliance on Jolie's op-edKathleen Gavin, the executive director of the Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance, appeared on KARE 11 News at 5 p.m. to discuss hereditary breast and ovarian cancer and what women should know.
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  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Cancer

Researchers: tampons could detect cancer

Researchers: tampons could detect cancer"A new study by the Mayo Clinic says it may be possible to screen for endometrial cancer with a tampon."
  • Cancer
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
News

March 24 is American Diabetes Association's Alert Day

March 24 is American Diabetes Association's Alert DayMarch 24 is American Diabetes Association's Alert Day
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  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Local

Vermont lawmaker reviews MN mental health case

Vermont lawmaker reviews MN mental health caseA longtime Vermont advocate for patients in the mental health system is closely monitoring events in Minnesota.
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  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Local

As questions mount, it's game time for MNsure

As questions mount, it's game time for MNsureMNsure is entering its proving grounds.
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  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Health

New documentary shines light on PTSD

New documentary shines light on PTSDA new documentary offers an uncensored look at the current epidemic of PTSD.
  • Health
  • 4 weeks ago
Health

Dramatic photo shows doctor grieving after losing 19-year-old patient

Dramatic photo shows doctor grieving after losing 19-year-old patientAn EMT worker has shared a photo his coworker took of a doctor grieving over the loss of a 19-year-old patient.
  • Health
  • 4 weeks ago
Health

Flu-related child deaths rise to 8 in Minnesota this season

Flu-related child deaths rise to 8 in Minnesota this seasonMinnesota health officials say two more children have died of flu this season.
  • Health
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Health

Why men have worse memories than women

Why men have worse memories than womenA new study from the Mayo Clinic has found that men's brains are relatively smaller than women's in the parts that matter for memory.
  • Health
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
News

Blood donors needed, especially O-negative

Blood donors needed, especially O-negative"Blood donors are always needed but right now, there's a big need for those with O-negative blood to donate."
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  • 1 month ago
News

More people considering ankle replacement

More people considering ankle replacement"Hip and knee replacements are common but more people are now considering ankle replacements too."
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  • 1 month ago
Take KARE - Health

Study: Narcissistic kids are bred, not born

Study: Narcissistic kids are bred, not bornResearchers say moms and dads who think their children are better than everyone else... raise kids who think the same thing!
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Motivation Monday

Motivation Monday: Time to get out of your seat

Motivation Monday: Time to get out of your seatMotivation Monday: time to get out of your seat
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Family

Superheroes Pratt, Evans visit Seattle Children's

Superheroes Pratt, Evans visit Seattle Children'sChildren and families at Seattle Children's Hospital were thrilled when they were visited by actors Chris Pratt and Chris Evans.
  • Family
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Health

Serious strain of bird flu found in Minnesota turkey flock

Serious strain of bird flu found in Minnesota turkey flockFederal officials say a serious strain of bird flu has been found in a Minnesota commercial turkey flock.
  • Health
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
News

Colon cancer patient raises money for U of M research

Colon cancer patient raises money for U of M research"Diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer, Danna Mezin is taking control, raising big money to fund research at the U of M.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Health

Tips to help protect your patient privacy

Tips to help protect your patient privacyTips to help protect your patient privacy
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Politics

State lawmakers look to boost access to dental care

State lawmakers look to boost access to dental careState lawmakers aim to boost access to dental care in Minnesota, in the midst of dental crisis
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago