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Report: 'Sharp Increase' In Some STD Rates In 2013

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minnesota Department of Health released a new report Wednesday that shows significant increases in the rate of some sexually transmitted diseases from 2012 to 2013. 122 more words

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Good Question ‘Reply All’: Hair Nets, Days Of The Week & Buttons

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Don from Brooklyn Park, Minn., asked: If you work in a restaurant, are you required to wear a hair net?

According to the Minnesota Food Code, people preparing food have to wear something to restrain their hair, whether it be a hat, hairnet or some other kind of hair restraint. 205 more words

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Lawmakers Push To Raise Minimum Tanning Age To 18

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — Indoor tanning may soon become an “adults-only” business in Minnesota.

State Lawmakers are making a push to raise the minimum age for tanning to 18. 173 more words

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Coon Rapids Company Recalls Products Due To Listeria Contamination

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Coon Rapids company is voluntarily recalling some of its products due to concerns of possible listeria contamination, according to the Minnesota Department of Health. 70 more words

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Achieving Health Equity in Minnesota

Minnesotans are engaging in new conversations about health equity. The Minnesota Department of Health issued the report Advancing Health Equity in Minnesota to engage citizens in critical thought around the pervasive inequitable public health disparities in our state. 359 more words

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23 Sick From Salmonella At Maple Grove Restaurant

MAPLE GROVE, Minn. (WCCO) — A salmonella outbreak has been linked to a Maple Grove restaurant.

Minnesota Department of Health and Hennepin County officials say at least 23 people got sick after eating at Old Country Buffet in late January. 42 more words

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