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Minnesota Hotline Set Up For Ebola Questions

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The state Health Department has set up a hotline to answer Minnesotans’ questions about Ebola and precautions against the disease. 81 more words

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State taking new approach to suicide research

KIMT News 3 – Suicides are on a sharp rise across the nation. In Minnesota, rates have nearly doubled between 2003 and 2011.

The state is changing their approach to how they collect data. 139 more words

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MDH: 20 people in Minnesota who feared they had Ebola cleared

An official with the Minnesota Department of Health says nearly two dozen people in Minnesota have come forth thinking they had Ebola.

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Norovirus sickens 30 in Winona; more cases expected

Health officials in Winona Country say an outbreak of norovirus has sickened at least 30 people in the county in the last 10 days, the… 394 more words

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MDH: Fatal Overdoses Outpace Fatal Crashes In Minn.

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Overdosing is becoming a bigger killer in Minnesota than car crashes.

The Minnesota Department of Health says 507 people died from heroin or prescription painkiller overdoses last year. 18 more words

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More Minnesotans dying of drugs than on the roads

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Department of Health says the number of people who have died from heroin and prescription painkiller overdoses in 2013 is greater than those killed in traffic accidents. 70 more words

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Regions Hospital 'Prepared' To Respond To Ebola Threat

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The threat of Ebola in the United States has hospitals in the Twin Cities making sure they’re prepared for a potential case here. 301 more words

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