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Too Few Teens Get HPV Vaccine, Health Department Says

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Too few teens are getting the HPV vaccine, leaving them at risk for several types of cancer, according to the Centers for Disease Control. 367 more words

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Ramsey Co. Man Dies Of Meningitis, MDH Urges Vaccinations

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Ramsey County man’s death from meningitis has the Minnesota Department of Health urging men who have sex with men to get vaccinated. 195 more words

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Report: Ticks, Risk Of Lyme Disease Are Rapidly Increasing

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A new report states the risk of Lyme disease is rapidly growing.

Minnesota is one of 17 that carry the highest risk for Lyme disease in the U.S., and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said there are more high-risk areas in Minnesota than before. 100 more words

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Minnesota teen dies from suspected brain-eating amoeba

LAKE MINNEWASKA, Minnesota — A brain-eating amoeba might be behind the death of a 14-year-old boy in Minnesota, health officials say.

Hunter Boutain became ill after swimming in Lake Minnewaska, in the west-central area of the state. 253 more words

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Hennepin County Beaches Monitored For E. Coli

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – When temperatures climb and weekends approach, the beaches of Hennepin County draw swimmers of all ages.

But along with the crowds, come the obvious worries for young mothers like Autumn Gode. 307 more words

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Study: Two-Thirds Of Americans Are Overweight Or Obese

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A new study shows two-thirds of Americans are overweight or obese. The study published in JAMA Internal Medicine found waist lines have increased considerably over the past two decades. 335 more words

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Funeral home disputes inspector's claims that bodies were decomposing

Operators of a Maplewood funeral home say a state health inspector’s claims that bodies on the premises were decomposing are not accurate.

The Minnesota Department of Health has now banned the Maple Oaks Funeral Home from embalming or cremating bodies and holding funerals, but the lawyer representing the home… 231 more words

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