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4 hospitals identified for any Minn. Ebola patients

4 hospitals identified for any Minn. Ebola patientsFour area hospitals have been chosen to take patients with Ebola in Minnesota.
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  • 5 days, 18 hours ago
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State runs 'mock' Ebola exercise

State runs 'mock' Ebola exerciseMore than 100 representatives from several state agencies ran through the state's response plan during a 'mock' Ebola scenario.
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  • 6 days, 17 hours ago
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Ebola victim's widow pleads for death certificate

Ebola victim's widow pleads for death certificateDecontee Sawyer, of Coon Rapids, says she sis struggling to obtain the Nigerian government's documentation of her husband's death to obtain social security survivor benefits for her three young children.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Health

New option for balloon sinus procedure

New option for balloon sinus procedure"Balloon technology developed locally to help those with sinus problems has moved from the operating room to the clinic."
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Minnesota hotline set up for Ebola questions

Minnesota hotline set up for Ebola questionsThe state Health Department has set up a hotline to answer Minnesotans' questions about Ebola and precautions against the disease.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Motivation Monday

Motivation Monday: Healthy ways to cook pumpkin

Motivation Monday: Healthy ways to cook pumpkinIn today's Motivation Monday, fitness expert Chris Freytag show us healthy ways to cook pumpkin.
  • Motivation Monday
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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Minnesota officials, hospitals revise Ebola plans

Minnesota officials, hospitals revise Ebola plansMinnesota officials and health care providers are working to revise their Ebola treatment procedures should the virus arrive in the state.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Ebola Outbreak

Health officials: Ebola crisis exposes funding problem

Health officials: Ebola crisis exposes funding problemHealth officials, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, faced legislators Thursday upset about its response to Ebola.
  • Ebola Outbreak
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Ebola Outbreak

Local food drive to help Ebola victims

Local food drive to help Ebola victimsA food drive will benefit orphans and families isolated by the outbreak.
  • Ebola Outbreak
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Ebola Outbreak

Twin Cities hospitals prepare for Ebola

Twin Cities hospitals prepare for EbolaTwin Cities hospitals continue to insist they are ready if a patient comes to them with Ebola symptoms and tests positive.
  • Ebola Outbreak
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
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Q and A with one of world's leading Ebola experts

Q and A with one of world's leading Ebola expertsOne of the world's foremost experts on infectious disease works right here in the Twin Cities. Dr. Michael Osterholm spoke to KARE 11's Trisha Volpe about the Ebola outbreak.
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
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Ebola: #FactsNotFear

Ebola: #FactsNotFearDispelling myths about Ebola
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
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CDC says 2nd nurse with Ebola was cleared to fly

CDC says 2nd nurse with Ebola was cleared to flyA federal health official says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention cleared a nurse who has Ebola to fly from Cleveland, Ohio, to Dallas.
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  • 2 weeks ago
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Renewed worries about Ebola exposure

Renewed worries about Ebola exposureThe World Health Organization now is projecting that the pace of Ebola infections in West Africa could reach as many as 10,000 new cases a week within two months.
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  • 2 weeks ago
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MN Nurses: Not prepared for Ebola

MN Nurses: Not prepared for EbolaNow that another Texas nurse has contract Ebola after treating a patient with the deadly virus, worry and anxiety are setting in.
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  • 2 weeks ago
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Flu Fighter To-Go Clinic Saturday at Kare 11

Flu Fighter To-Go Clinic Saturday at Kare 11Help stop the flu. Get a shot at the Flu Fighter To-Go Clinic this Saturday at the Kare 11 studios in Golden Valley..
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  • 2 weeks ago
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Blue Cross insurance to open retail store in Edina

Blue Cross insurance to open retail store in EdinaBlue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota is preparing to open its first-ever retail store.
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
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New membership offers unlimited primary care

New membership offers unlimited primary care"If you have a high-deductible insurance plan, some metro area clinics are offering something that fills in the gaps."
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
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Donation spurs name change at U of M Children's Hospital

Donation spurs name change at U of M Children's HospitalA $25 million donation and a history of financial support has triggered a name change at the University of Minnesota Children's Hospital.
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
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Midwestern hospitals gearing up to treat Ebola

Midwestern hospitals gearing up to treat EbolaAn infectious disease consultant for a regional health system says the infection of a Dallas nurse caring for an Ebola patient was a wake-up call for hospitals to be more prepared.
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
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Minn. first responders prepare for Ebola

Minn. first responders prepare for EbolaIt hasn't happened yet, but if an Ebola case were to appear in the Twin Cities, first responders say they are ready.
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
KARE 11 Investigates

Probe: No evidence of false VA data in vet's death

Probe: No evidence of false VA data in vet's deathAn investigation by the Veterans Administration's Office of Inspector General has found no evidence that local officials falsified appointment records in the case of a Marine veteran who died waiting for an appointment at the Minneapolis VA Medical Center.
  • KARE 11 Investigates
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
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Nursing home chain to pay $38M federal settlement

Nursing home chain to pay $38M federal settlementA nursing home chain has agreed to pay $38 million to resolve allegations that it billed Medicare and Medicaid for substandard care.
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  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
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Governor reviews Minnesota's Ebola prevention plan

Governor reviews Minnesota's Ebola prevention planNearly 20 top state leaders from the Minnesota Department of Health and Metropolitan Airport Commission met for nearly an hour and a half Thursday afternoon to review the state's Ebola prevention plan.
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  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
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Minnesota officials confident in Ebola prevention

Minnesota officials confident in Ebola preventionMinnesota health and safety officials say there are no suspected cases of Ebola in the state and they're taking precautions to keep it that way.
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  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
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Minnesota officials to meet about Ebola response

Minnesota officials to meet about Ebola responseGovernor Dayton is wondering about Ebola preparedness in Minnesota. On Wednesday his office announced that a meeting will take place tomorrow with Cabinet members and airport officials to talk about protections and preparations.
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  • 3 weeks ago
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Listeria concerns trigger recall by MN company

Listeria concerns trigger recall by MN companyA Minnesota company has issued a recall involving more than 62,000 pounds of meat and poultry products due to concerns over possible listeria contamination.
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  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago